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Dalby Forest

Thornton le Dale | North York Moors National Park, Pickering YO18 7LT, England
+44 1751 472771
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Hectic in summer

We have walked round Dalby forest in winter and it can be busy but visit in summer and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
118Christine
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Whitby, United Kingdom
brilliant

love Dalby we visit regularly always well kept and a joy to visit. lots if improvements happening... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
proudmummyof5
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York, United Kingdom
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Thornton le Dale | North York Moors National Park, Pickering YO18 7LT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have walked round Dalby forest in winter and it can be busy but visit in summer and the peacefull main trails are busier than Whitby on a Saturday afternoon. Screaming kids and shouting parents made for a miserable experience. We managed 1/2 hour and...More

Thank 118Christine
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

love Dalby we visit regularly always well kept and a joy to visit. lots if improvements happening nice to see the tyre swings replaces wirh something new. and the new barriers are great.

Thank proudmummyof5
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely walks and views in this forest which is well used by walkers and cyclists alike. We drove to the Visitor Centre to get a map and the man on the desk was really helpful. I had planned to do the Bridestones walk but he...More

Thank 676Sarah676
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to drive the toll road to see the countryside, we were surprised to find a well equipped Forestry Commission centre. We went to the Café and shop which were both really nice. Toilets clean even on a busy day. Lots to do for...More

Thank Mummyplus2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent . Mountain Bike hire for all ages or take your own with marked trails for different abilities . The bikes are checked each time before use and are of a very high standard. Cafe . Great picnic area . Wooden sturdy climbing frames etc...More

Thank Patchworkheaven
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you like outdoor activities this is the place to go, there are activities for all ages. The scenery is fantastic and if you prefer a quite place to have a picnic or relax there are plenty of places away from the visitor centre and...More

Thank Malone1958
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the visitor centre car park and found that the cafe shuts at 4.30 which seemas a bit ealy on a weekend in the summer.Then drove along the forest drive which is a nice scenic route

Thank walkingboots2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to spend an afternoon, but don't expect to be alone if it is a sunny day! There are plenty of things to do - walks, children's play areas, mountain bike trails, etc. (plus Go-Ape) and so it attracts a lot of people....More

Thank Malcolm M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bloody great place to visit. For kids, families, mates and lovers. We've just been for a massive walk picking hazelnuts from the trees. Blue berries off of the ground and thyme leaves to make tee in the winter. Everything for everyone here. Only £8 a...More

Thank 42mark42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a short walk from the car park. We were disappointed that we were unable to find any visitor maps so we're unsure where to head first as this was our first visit. Car park charge extortionate.

Thank nearlywed63
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albertshaw53
24 July 2017|
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Response from Livmtb1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have no idea what you mean. Didn't,t see anything of that name!
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James F
16 January 2017|
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Response from Anna B | Reviewed this property |
Been in August 2016 and the Gruffalo trail was still there.
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kieransmith712
5 January 2017|
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Response from alison p | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Once your in the forest just follow the road
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