EXPLORE, ENJOY, DISCOVER DALBY – THE
GREAT YORKSHIRE FOREST
The forest offers over 8,000 acres of woodland to explore and enjoy, including play areas for children, barbecues for the family and plenty of wayland trails for all abilities.
There is a wide range of events that go on throughout the year including guided walks and children’s holiday activities, plus wildlife and nature events. There is also 55 miles of cycle trails to explore for all you hardened cyclists.
The forest is situated about fifteen to twenty miles away from
so it is only a short distance to travel. Whitby Holiday Park
Once you arrive at
you can prepare your bikes, or hire one from the Dalby Courtyard which has high quality bikes for all ages and abilities, and then off you go. Dalby Forest
There are miles of trails for everyone, from family routes to some of the best mountain bike routes in the country including the World Cup route. For those cyclists who like extreme thrills, there is the
Bike Park at ’s Hollow within the forest, where there are Green, Red and Black trails for you to enjoy. Dixon
As well as having plenty of cycle trails,
has plenty of trails for all you walkers and ramblers out there. There are all ability paths which loop around the Staindale lake which is hidden deep within the forest. For those who prefer a walk on level ground there is the Waitcliff Trail which starts at Bickley Gate which is ideal for those in wheelchairs who love the outdoors. Along all the trails, you will find that there are plenty of picnic benches so that you can stop for a breather or just to admire the view, all of which are easily accessible for wheelchair users. You can also hire wheelchairs and electric buggies for free!! Dalby Forest
For all of you pet lovers that are staying at
, don’t panic as you can take your dog along with you to enjoy the fantastic scenery and walks within the forest. Whitby Holiday Park
For those of you who have children there are plenty of things to keep the children entertained. There is an activity centre where the kids can try anything from paintballing to archery. Or they can visit the Enchanted Woodland where they can play in the adventure play area.
Dalby Forest why not visit the Visitor Centre, where you can find out more about . You can learn about sustainable living and have fun with the hands on interactive displays. If picnics aren’t your thing then you will also find the restaurant here with its large indoor and outdoor seating areas with a wide range of snacks and meals available for all the family. Plus you get to have great views over the forest to enjoy whilst you eat. Everyone likes to take a souvenir home so get yourself along to the forest shop where you can buy from a wide range of gifts and books to remind you of your fun day out. Dalby Forest
is Go Ape! Anyone can enjoy it as it is for kids of all ages, including those big kids that still feel young at heart. Go Ape is the Dalby Forest ’s number one Tree Top Adventure. For two to three hours you can take on zip wires, tarzan swings, rope ladders and a variety of obstacles and crossings all set high up in the tree tops of the forest. UK
So, after a fun filled day of walking, cycling and climbing amongst the trees, you will be ready to come back to the comforts of your caravan or static holiday home here at
for a well earned rest and a cheeky pint in the club!!! Whitby Holiday Park
Kayleigh and Claire