Dalby Forest is situated on the southern slopes of the North York Moors National Park. The southern part of the forest is divided by a number of valleys creating a 'Rigg and Dale' landscape whilst to the north the forest sits on the upland plateau.
Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott have announced a forest show for 2015. They will be playing material from their acclaimed album ‘What We Have Become’ and songs from The Beautiful South and The Housemartins in Dalby Forest on Saturday 27 June.
The Forestry Commission is pleased to confirm the uniquely talented Tom Odell for a tour of all seven Forest Live venues. With a number one 2013 debut album ‘Long Way Down’ and a packed summer of festival appearances through 2014 Tom Odell’s soulful and haunting cover of ‘Real Love’ can currently be heard on the John Lewis Christmas advert.
The nearest campsite is just a 10min walk away from the concert field is, the campsite is for tents only, no campervans. A Cafe is located at the nearby Dalby Activity Centre, which is a 5 min walk towards the concert field. Open from 8.00am until 5.00pm daily with breakfast served from 8.00am until 10.00a.m.
Gruffalo's Child Activity Trail
Buy Christmas Trees grown in your local forest, Come visit Santa in his magical woodland grotto and learn some essential outdoor winter skills with First Scarborough Scouts.
Easy going, all abilities, play and adventure or peace and quiet, we have the trail for you.
Head out and try our range of bike trails around the forest. Drop into Dalby Bike Barn for cycles repairs, courses and bike advice. Contact them on 01751 460049. You can also hire electric bikes, perfect for exploring the forest drive or green cycle routes.
Dalby offers a range of exciting adventure play equipment for children of all ages to enjoy.
Through Sky Rainforest Rescue, Sky and WWF have teamed up with the Forestry Commission, to give you the chance to get up close and personal with the Amazon rainforest. Take part in the FREE Sky Rainforest Rescue Discovery Trail.
Enjoy the classic Go Ape experience in the trees tops or explore the forest on an epic all-terrain segway. Take a look and book at our Go Ape page.
Based just a short walk from Adderstone Field and the World Cup Car Park Dalby Activity Centre can host an exciting day or half day of outdoor activities and/or paintball. Take a look and book at our Dalby Activity Centre page.
From papermaking to duck races there's loads to join in with at Dalby Forest
Forests are for everyone, everywhere. There are many opportunities to explore and discover in Dalby Forest.
Dalby Forest Cafe
If you are hungry or thirsty after your forest adventure call in at the Visitor Centre where you will find Dalby Forest Cafe. The cafe is open 7 days a week, for more infromation please call 01751 460077.
Find out more about opening times, admission charges and other useful information before you head out.
Find out how Dalby forest was redeveloped in 2007 with the launch of the new Visitor Centre, improved Courtyard and leading cycle facilites.