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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.

Guide Prices

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Peak charges (March - October):
Cars £9 per day until 4pm, and £5 after 4pm.

Off peak charges (November - February):
All day parking £5.

Coaches - £50 (£40 is booked in advance. Call 0300 067 4300)
Minibuses - £25.

Regular visitors can save money with a Discovery Pass. See the website for further information.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Helicopter landing

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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:


Accessible by Public Transport: Malton station is 8 miles away.

Dalby Forest Visitor Centre

Type:Information Centre

Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest, Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Low Dalby, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT
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Call direct on:

Tel01751 460295

Awards

  • Yorkshire AwardsDiscover Yorkshire Coast local members logo Discover Yorkshire Coast local members logo 2017

Opening Times

Open New Year
Dalby Forest (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday08:00 - 20:00
Bank HolidayOpen

* Open every day except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Visitor centre opening hours change seasonally.
Main car park open 8am - 8pm daily.

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