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Dalby Forest

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Address: Thornton le Dale | North York Moors National Park, Pickering YO18 7LT, England
Phone Number: +44 1751 472771
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Challenging!

Although nothing technical, it's a epic challenge to get round the full loop in a respectable time. It's the best place in Yorkshire for good forest single track, it's a nice... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Selby, United Kingdom
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Selby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although nothing technical, it's a epic challenge to get round the full loop in a respectable time. It's the best place in Yorkshire for good forest single track, it's a nice distance of around 23miles. The cafe and visitor centre is ok nothing special. Get there early and you can have the trails to yourself and not see anyone all... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visit here twice a week biking with friends. So lucky to have this at my front door, it's very easy to see why people travel from all over the country. Top class biking trails for people of all abilities, great cafe and shops on site too. So much on offer to do here! Fantastic all year round for the... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For any biker into single track forest trails Dalby has to be up there with the best. The car parks are enormous so I guess that it must get very busy in summer but on a mid-week day in November the place was virtually deserted. The red route is pretty testing - the estimate of 4-5 hours for a 21... More 

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Thank Edward1951S
York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dalby is great for walking, four legged or not. We spent an enjoyable day wandering round some of the designated walking routes. There is plenty of space and routes for all abilities. We ended up doing a long walk in the morning, ate lunch in the visitor centre and continued in the afternoon with another long walk.

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Thank Chris C
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

there are plenty of routes for walking and cycling but the parking is very expensive. We would like to go more often as the forest is lovely but being more elderly can't walk that far and the cost of the parking means that it is not worth the money.

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Thank maddy848
Witham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Dalby forest to have a walk. The forest itself is lovely and we enjoyed a walk. We wanted to spend a few hours there so decided to have lunch in the cafe. We had visited a couple of years previously and had remembered that the cafe was nice and the food was good. We were very disappointed.... More 

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Filey, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite expensive to get in, almost £10 a car !!!😮😮😮 Good visitor centre facilities, nice building, environmentally friendly toilet facilities. Good cafe, does what it is intended to do 👍 Good car parking 👍

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Thank tomr1234567
Kent
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visitor centre was well signposted and there was plenty of parking. The bike trails were well signed and in a good condition. They start from the car park with quite a steep climb. If we're in the area again we will visit Daley again.

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Thank snowflake71
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited this area previously we were looking for a nice quiet dog walk. .. After the shock of the entrance fee the while forest is now geared up for pushbikes. Totally ruined.

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Thank alison p
Retford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Due to the weather we were not geared up for walking but on this occasion took the forest drive. Could see all the possibilities for walking, studying the wildlife or using the mountain bikes - a wealth of possibilities for the adventurous. There was a rally due through the day after we visited so quite a few vans with cars... More 

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