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.
Dalby Forest is readying itself for the most exciting sporting event to come to the region in 2015 and one of the biggest cycle gatherings in the UK. Friday 1st May sees the Tour de Yorkshire grapple with Dalby’s forest route, following hot on the heels of last year’s hugely successful Tour de France – Yorkshire Grand Départ
We want to know what you think about Dalby Forest, please complete our survey and you will be entered into the prize draw to win 2 tickets to see Tom Odell on 25th June as part of Forest Live at Dalby Forest.
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.
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.
We've teamed up with Stephensons of Easingwold to provide transport to all the above dates from the surrounding area.
Gruffalo's Child Activity Trail
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.
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.
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.