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Walking Trails in Dalby forest

We have walking trails to suit all in Dalby Forest.


Adderstone Rigg Walk
  • Moderate
Short route 2.4km (1.5miles) Long route 4.5km (3 miles) follows forest paths and roads with views over Dalby Forest.
  • Moderate
Approx 2.4km (1.5miles). Steep paths leading to the amazing natural sandstone sculputures of the Bridestones.
Crosscliff View Trail
  • Easy
1.2km (.75miles) An easy access trail with extensive views from the viewpoint.
Dalby Beck Walk (Yellow)
  • Moderate
4.8km (3miles) A trail with fantasitic views over Dalby Dale, steep in places.
Deepdale Habitat Trail
  • Hard
This is a fairly strenuous trail, but there is plenty to see along the way, including a forest nature reserve. It is hilly with a section of steep slope to negotiate.
Ellerburn Red Trail
  • Easy
A 2 mile short loop or 2.5 mile long easy access trail. The trail runs alongside Ellerburn Beck.
Jerry Noddle Trail
  • Moderate
4.5km (2.8miles) Spectacular views at Jerry Noddle over the Upper Langdale Valley. Mostly forest roads with sections off-road.
Lakeside Trail
  • Easy
0.6km (0.4miles) Easy access trail. Circles Staindale Lake along boardwalks and well surfaced paths. Great views across the water and its wildlife.
Pexton Moor Trail
  • Easy
2.4km (1.5miles) Outstanding views over the Dalby Dales and Ellerburn along a route through a range of woodland habitats.
Sneverdale Rigg Rabbit Run
  • Moderate
3.2km (2miles). A chance that you may see deer from the viewpoint. Some steep slopes.
The Woodcock Way
  • Moderate
4.8km (3miles) to 7km (4.5miles) Fantiastic views over the North York Moors. Mostly forest roads, some uneven paths, some hills.
Waitcliff Trail
  • Easy
2km (1.25miles) Easy access trail. Wonderful views of Bickley and Deepdale. Following compacted stone paths and forest roads.
Last updated: 3rd July 2018

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