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Spotted a large adult grass snake in the forest today. Over a foot long! Fun to see.

Dawn and Billy, 14/Mar/2017

Where can I ride in the forest?Is there a map of different rides ad I am new to this?

chris jackson , 12/Nov/2016

We have 2 marked forest road trails, White and Blue, however, you can cycle on all forest roads being aware of other users.

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Good place for a walk on a sunny autumn afternoon. Seems to be plenty going on for all ages. Will return.

Anonymous, 16/Oct/2016
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lovely site, we enjoyed it very much and will recommend it to all are friend and maybe even come back once or twice.

hazza wicks, 11/Jul/2016

I want to go now!!!

bobby, 6/Jul/2016
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lovely forest great family fun, definetly re visiting.

hazza, 6/Jul/2016
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Delamire forest is ace. Walking bike riding and the concerts . Well organised and best looked after area ever. Thanks for such a beautiful place to visit for all ages.

Michelle.goggin, 3/Jul/2016
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Great forest and can't wait to visit

Sebastian Miles-Kingston , 11/Jun/2016
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We visited delamere forest today with 3 children (2x3yrs,1yr). We did the stick man trail and visited the gruffalo. The stick man trail was fantastic, the children really enjoyed themselves and the items in the activity pack were well suited. Will defo be re-visiting.

claire, 11/May/2016
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We visited delamere forest today with 3 children (2x3yrs,1yr). We did the stick man trail and visited the gruffalo. The stick man trail was fantastic, the children really enjoyed themselves and the items in the activity pack were well suited. Will defo be re-visiting.

claire, 9/May/2016
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Lovely days to remember everytime we visit.

Tracey Taylor, 8/Apr/2015

Thank you for your comment, we are glad you enjoyed your visit. Come again soon.

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Now that the Gruffalo trail has finished which path do you need to follow if you want to see the sculpture

Anonymous, 15/Mar/2015

If you follow the Linmere Trail, green waymakers, it will take you past the Gruffalo sculpture. Thanks

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Will the Gruffalo be back?. I have only just heard about it. We were looking to visit over the Easter period. Devastated that we missed this.

nicola, 12/Mar/2015

The Gruffalo's Child trail has now ended. However, we do have a Gruffalo sculpture in the forest waiting for a visit.

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Hi - just wondered if there is going to be anything on like the gruffalo trail soon? I know superworm is at a few places?

Anonymous, 7/Mar/2015

We have our normal waymarked trails in the forest as well as various events throughout the year. Please see our events page on the Delamere Forest website for further information.

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Loved it peace quiet and beautiful views dodging bikes kids dogs all part of the fun will be back

Ryan, 7/Mar/2015

We are pleased you enjoyed your visit. Come again soon.

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Always love coming to Delamere with the family... Facilities are good and cafe fantastic. Thanks

Anonymous, 6/Mar/2015

Thank you for your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your visit, come again soon.

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Will the gruffalo still be there on 8th March? Even though the actual trail may have ended?

Thanks

Anonymous, 26/Feb/2015

Unfortunately, The Gruffalo's Child trail has now ended. However, we still have The Gruffalo scuplture in the forest.

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We had a lovely time doing the Gruffalo trail today, my little boy loved it as his favourite things at the moment are the Gruffalo and picking up sticks so he was in his element

Laura, 24/Feb/2015

We are pleased you enjoyed your visit to Delamere Forest and hope you will come again for more family fun outdoors.

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I was very disappointed with the Gruffalo trail today when I brought my grandchildren to visit. I have been visiting Delamere forest from a child as my family lived in Manley. I am now in my 60's. It was so muddy and the children had to dodge the mountain bike riders at their peril. Is this conservation of an ancient forest, I think not, this is commercial rural tourism gone mad under the pretext of the English forestry commission. I know you will not consider these " negative comments" but what a shame. My ancestors would turn in their grave if they knew. My great grandad was a worker putting in the railway through the forest. I won't be coming back!

Anonymous, 20/Feb/2015

Delamere Forest has become such a popular destination for families and other user groups to use. We are a multi-user forest and try to accomodate all users and ask they respect each other. We welcome comments and feedback and always seek to improve our facilities and provide visitors with an enjoyable and memorable visit.

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Hi i was thinking of bringing my 2 year old to the gruffalo trail with some friends and their little ones, however ive recently broken my foot and would still love to bring ny daughter. I have a wheelchair would this be suitable for me to get about as much easily as everyone else? Thank you.

Anonymous, 15/Feb/2015

Hi, The trail is suitable for prams and wheelchairs, however, ground conditions will change depending on the weather and there are a few uphill/downhill sections, so you would need assistance. Also maybe you could park at Barnsbridge car park (Off Ashton Road) as this is a flatter route to the trail.

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Hello I was just wondering if the gruffalo trail is on sat 21st Feb and also what times it is on. Thanks

Anonymous, 15/Feb/2015

Hi, The Gruffaol's Child trail will still be in the forest yes. We are open from 8am-5pm. Hope you have a good visit.

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Hi, we are thinking about visiting next week for the gruffalo trail with our 7 yr grandson. We also have a 4month old, is it suitable for a pushchair please

Desne pawezowski, 12/Feb/2015

Hi, The Gruffalo's Child trail is suitable for pushchairs but be aware ground conditions will vary depending on the weather.

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The Gruffola trail are dogs allowed to go on the trail also are they allow in the cafe area. I would be greatful if you could email be back a answer thank you.

Janette Tye, 8/Feb/2015

We welcome dogs in the forest on the trails and in the outside cafe area. Hope you enjoy your visit.

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Myself, my husband and our little boy visited Sunday 8th Feb. When we arrived the car park machines where unable to take card payments and unfortunately we did not have any cash.

There was no one around to ask for advice and as there is a notice stating car parking charges of 50 we were reluctant to leave the car.

I went to the Forest office to find the door locked even though staff where inside. My husband approached a member of staff who was talking to a local resident at the back of the office and was not acknowledged by said member of staff or his colleague in the background.

Very disappointing visit as we had travelled 40 miles today.

N Baxter, 8/Feb/2015

We have recently been having a lot of issues with our pay & display machines. A contractor is now installing landlines to each of the machines to hopefully this will enable card payments.

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visited few years ago and stayed on the camping site for the weller gig...my husband is now disabled but wanted to come again for the james gig in july..can you tell me the accessabilty for wheelchairs please

dianne white, 26/Jan/2015

Disabled parking for the concerts is down by the visitor centre. You will need to have your Blue Badge showing in the vehicle. There is disabled access and a viewing platform available inside the arena. Hope you are able to make it and enjoy the concert.

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Hi could you please tell me if the Gruffalo trail is wheelchair friendly for my little girl , I can't see any disabled visitor info on the page

Anonymous, 22/Jan/2015

The Gruffalo's Child trail is located on a path suitable for prams and wheelchairs. There is disabled parking in the visitor centre car park. Hope your little girl enjoys her visit.

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Love that theres a couple of Geocaches here now:) Great hot chocolate in the cafe too:)

C and N Smith, 19/Jan/2015
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