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Dalby Forest - Things to Know Before Visiting

Dalby Forest, Scarborough YO13, UK


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About Dalby Forest

Dalby Forest is home to an abundance of internationally important wildlife species and is also a designated Dark Sky Discovery Site, where you can experience the magic of seeing the Milky Way with the naked eye. There are 70km of cycle trails snaking across 8,000 acres – uphill, down dale, through the forest and across the moorland plateau – with separate routes catering for children and families as well as experienced mountain-bikers. Dalby Forest is home to many species of wildlife such as bad

Attractions Near Dalby Forest

Hole of Horcum
Hole of Horcum7.28km from Dalby Forest

The Hole of Horcum is a section of the valley of the Levisham Beck, upstream of Levisham and Lockton, in the Tabular Hills of the North York Moors National Park in northern England. The Hole was created by a process called spring-sapping, where water welling up from the hillside gradually undermined the slopes above, eating the rocks away grain by grain.

Peasholm Park
Peasholm Park12.26km from Dalby Forest

Peasholm Park is a beasutiful oriental themed park which has more to offer than just beautiful gardens. It has Mini waterfalls, wooden bridges crossing trickling streams and an abundence of wildlife make this the perfect location to enjoy a relaxing afternoon. The park is also home to the world famous Naval Warfare – a unique miniature sea battle.

Scarborough North Bay Railway
Scarborough North Bay Railway12.26km from Dalby Forest

North Bay Railway is a miniature railway or minimum-gauge railway in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England. It was built in 1931, to the gauge of 20 in , and runs for approximately 7⁄8 mile between Peasholm Park and Scalby Mills in the North Bay area of the town.One of Scarborough’s top seaside attractions, the locomotives, scenery and history of the railway all add up to make it a fantastic day.

Yorkshire Coast
Yorkshire Coast12.61km from Dalby Forest

The Yorkshire Coast is a world-famous stretch of coastline that runs from the Tees estuary to the Humber estuary on the east coast of England. The cliffs at Boulby are the highest on the east coast of England rising to 660 feet above the sea level. The North York Moors National Park extends up to the coastline and traverses 26 miles of the coast between Boulby and Cloughton, taking in the historic fishing villages of Staithes, Runswick Bay and Robin Hood's Bay.

North Yorkshire Moors Railway
North Yorkshire Moors Railway12.84km from Dalby Forest

The North Yorkshire Moor Railway is one of the world’s greatest heritage railway experiences with thrills and family fun at its heart. Climb on-board a steam or heritage diesel train and experience 24 miles of Yorkshire’s amazing scenery at this must-see visitor attraction. Enjoy a fun filled day packed with amazing scenery and vintage charm on one of the greatest heritage railways in the world.

Pickering Castle
Pickering Castle13.02km from Dalby Forest

Pickering Castle was a motte-and-bailey castle built by the Normans as part of the suppression of Northern England. It was erected on a hilltop site overlooking Pickering Brook, on the main route between Helmsley and Scarborough on the coast. It was used by a succession of medieval Kings as a hunting lodge and holiday home. By the time of the Civil War, its military purpose had long been abandoned, and most of the castle was left to decay.

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North Yorkshire is the largest non-metropolitan county and lieutenancy area in England, covering an area of 8,654 square kilometres . Around 40% of the county is covered by national parks, including most of the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors.