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.
Rick and his band have a fantastic live show which will have everyone (including the trees!) dancing to the classic hits as well as acclaimed new material from the number one album ‘50’. Don't miss out his appearance in the Great Yorkshire Forest on the 23rd June!
Want to stay over? Click here to find out more about camping in Dalby Forest after the concert!
Choose your perfect tree, see Father Christmas and much more. Come celebrate Christmas with us this year in Dalby Forest!
Have a forest adventure on the Gruffalo orienteering course in Dalby Forest!
Kids will love the excitement of using a simple map to try and find the Gruffalo markers. Having found each marker they need to answer the question related to the marker in their Gruffalo orienteering leaflet.
Enjoy adventure high above the forest floor, taking on zip-wires, tarzan swings and a variety of obstacles! Mini-Tarzans can also get in on the action with Go Ape’s Tree Top Junior course (min age 4yrs and min height 1m). For more information and to book visit Go Ape.
Get off the beaten track on board an all-terrain forest segway – Go Ape’s epic forest adventure with a down-to-earth twist. It’s a totally unique way to tackle our trails. Min age 10yrs and min weight 7 Stone. For more information and to book visit Go Ape Forest Segway.
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.
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 catering enquiries please call 01751 460077.
Many of you already know about the Dry Stone Wall Maze project taking place here at Dalby and have asked for updates. For others new to the exciting plans, we want to bring you up to speed.
You can be part of this enormous and exciting project! For information on our Dry Sone Wall Maze Stone Carving Workshops, please click here.
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What do other visitors say?
Maddie, try the Moorcock inn, Great Langdale.might be what you're searching for. It is still there. Couple of front rooms essentially
5 StarsMarc Pickersgill, 7/Nov/2016
I'v ridden this trail a few times over the years, love the fact that its a decent distance, most trail centre Reds are over far too soon. This one is perfect for me. Rode it again a few days ago with a mate & we had a superb time. We both agreed it feels quite old school (I mean that as a compliment-not a criticism) its kind of extreme xc & doesn't feel contrived & generic (jump-berm-rock step & repeat for 15 miles) like some other trail centres can. A natural feel & flow to it. The singletrack is super sweet-I'm wanting to use 'flow' again to describe it, but the trail designers have done a superb job of making the singletrack incredibly enjoyable. There is just enough fireroad to give you a breather & a few min to babble between yourselves about how good the last section was!-but you never feel that it goes on too long. we both rode whippy little steel 26" hardtails (Me- On one Inbred, Mate- Stanton Slackline)& these bikes suited the trails perfectly, you don't need a full bouncer really, I'v tried & it dampens the fun (pun not intended-but I'll take it) Personally I don't begrudge the parking charges at all when you see how much trail there is to maintain & what a good job they do. Bargain! Really cant fault the place. Oh, take spare brake pads if its wet, the mud there is sandy & super abrasive like nowhere else I'v ridden.
I'm looking for a very very small, old pub, the smallest oldest pub I've ever seen, I visited back in the 80's, somewhere in Dalby forest, does anyone know if it's still there?