BBQ stands are located around the forest. Cafe
The Courtyard Cafe provides good, wholesome and locally sourced food. For more information please call 01751 460439. Cycling
Dalby forest has a range of cycle trails, from family routes to some of the best mountain biking in the country. Please find more information on the dedicated page. Cycle wash
The cycle wash is located near Dalby Bike Barn. Forest drive
Admission Charge Ancient Monuments
March to October
£7.00 all day or
£4 after 4pm
Nov to Feb
£4 all day
Coaches £30.00 (must book in advance)
Discovery Pass £42
7 Day Pass £20
The forest drive is open 7.30am to 8.30pm.
Disabled badge holders are not exempt from charges.
The signs of past settlers are all around. Burial mounds, linear earthworks of unknown purpose and the remains of a flourishing rabbit warrening industry can be found throughout Dalby. Orienteering
Maps for the orienteering course are available from the Visitor Centre. Picnic
Picnic benches can be found at the visitor centre and throughout the forest. Play area
Play areas are located at the visitor centre and Adderstone Field. Dalby offers exciting adventure play equipment. Restaurant
Tree Tops Restaurant is located at the visitor centre. There are large indoor and outdoor seating areas and great views over the forest. Open 10.00am until 4.00pm daily, extended hours of operation in the summer. Walking
Waymarkered trails start from several of the car parks and vary in length, so there is something for everyone. Trail maps are available from the visitor centre £1. Visitor centre
The visitor centre and forest shop provide information and leaflets for the forest trails and events. Open 10am to 4pm. For more information call 01751 460295. Toliets
Toilets can be found at the visitor centre and at Staindale Lake. Ladies, Gents, Disabled, and baby changing facilities. Wildlife
Staindale Lake has a resident population of mallard and tufted ducks as well as Canada geese. Occasional visitors include dabchick, goldeneye and heron. The bird feeding station provides close-up views of many woodland species including siskin, great-spotted woodpecker, bullfinch and coal tit.