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.
Your private gym, the forest. We’ve built a series of introductory running 3,2,1 km routes, and worked with a personal trainer to offer you a free email & video programme to get you running in the forest.
Sometimes you need that extra motivation to pull on your trainers and get some exercise in the forest. Find out more about Bounts.
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.
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 Dalby Bike Barn 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 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.
From papermaking to duck races there's always something 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 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.
Enjoy visiting Dalby Forest in 2016 with a Discovery Pass. Buy or renew online or come in and see us at the Visitor Centre. Why not treat your friends or family to a present that lasts all year long?
Find out more about opening times, admission charges and other useful information before you head out.
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What do other visitors say?
5 StarsAnonymous, 30/Jun/2016
I would like to give my utmost credit to all the venue staff at Kaiser Chiefs concert who were extremely helpful and supportive when my friend took ill on the night of the gig. Thank you for all your help guys...
5 StarsAnonymous, 26/Feb/2016
5 Starsmr barrie shackleford, 24/Jan/2016
loved it all. coming 10th Feb do you have a bluebell wood /area?
Forestry Commission Response
Hello, it's great to hear that you're coming to Dalby in February. We have snowdrops and daffodils along the forest drive and the Pexton Moor walk (1.5 miles) is great for seeing other flowers. Thanks