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image for Information Centre item typeDalby Forest Visitor Centre at Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest

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Dalby Forest Visitor Centre

Dalby Forest Visitor Centre

Details

This eco-friendly Visitor Centre is one of the Forestry Commission's first visitor centres with sustainability as its main focus. Facilities within the centre include an information desk, Forestry Commission shop, hands-on interactive exhibition area, meeting room, external and internal toilets and Treetops Restaurant with terrace.

The Visitor Centre sells maps and booklets about the various walks and cycle trails within the forest and is also the new home of the Dalby Astronomical Centre where events are held throughout the year. The Visitor Centre is wheelchair friendly.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsWheelchairs availableFacilities for conferencingHelicopter landing

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedVenue approved for civil marriageWedding receptions

Dogs accepted, Garden, High chairs available, Licenced wedding venue, Restaurant.

Opening Details

Open all the time

Visitor Centre open daily 10.00 - 16.30 (extended summer hours).

Christmas Times:
Christmas Eve - Closed at 12.30
Christmas Day - Closed
Boxing Day - Closed
27th December - 10.00-16.00
28th December - 10.00-16.00
29th Decenber - Closed
30th December - Closed
31st December - Closed
1st January - Closed
2nd January - 10.00-16.00
3rd January - 10.00-16.00

Prices

Price details for Dalby Forest
Cars £8 per day (Mar - Oct) Cars £4 per day (Mar - Oct)after 4pm
Cars £4 per day (Nov - Feb)
Cars (Discovery Pass) £48.00 annual pass
Cars (7 day pass) £20.00 weekly ticket
Motorcycle (each) £2.00 per day
Coaches £30 by appointment only, tel: 01751 472771 or call 0300 067 4300 to book

Contact

Information Office

01751 460295

Address

Dalby Forest Visitor Centre,
Low Dalby,
Pickering,
North Yorkshire,
YO18 7LT

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 856874  Lat: 54.27509 Long: -0.68692

By Road:
Follow the brown tourist signs from Pickering on the A169 Whitby Road or from Thornton Le Dale on the A170
By Public Transport:

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Malton station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Helicopter landingHelicopter landing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Venue approved for civil marriageVenue approved for civil marriage
  • Wedding receptionsWedding receptions

Dogs accepted, Garden, High chairs available, Licenced wedding venue, Restaurant.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesNut free
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu