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Dont be put off bye winging people at the car park price.family of 5 is less than £2 each what... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
York, United Kingdom
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Excellent family day out!

Although the parking is expensive at £9, you can’t knock the facilities and the staff we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
York, UK
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Thornton le Dale | North York Moors National Park, Pickering YO18 7LT, England
+44 1751 472771
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dont be put off bye winging people at the car park price.family of 5 is less than £2 each what other attraction lets you in for less.wonderfull place with ample to do and see.need another visit to enjoy the rest of it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and 3 children visited the park on our way to the coast. Although a lovely, beautiful place I thought that £9 for parking was extreme. Because it was a stop off before our final destination we only spent 3 hours there. I also spent...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the parking is expensive at £9, you can’t knock the facilities and the staff we encountered were more than helpful. We’re buying the annual pass so it’s a bit better value for money.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saddened to read previous reviews berating the cost of a visit to Dalby Forest. £9 too expensive for a car full of people to have a day out, really? It’s excellent value for money, especially if you get out of your car and enjoy the...More

1  Thank donnaliz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arriving at the car park the first thing to grab your attention is parking prices, at £8 for the day it’s on the expensive end. That aside we hit the trails and were not disappointed, the red at 23 miles is largest loop I’ve ridden...More

1  Thank Project182R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location. Lots of space and a huge variety of things to do. Lovedtgerange of bikes to hire, there really was something for everyone. Very inclusive (providing you can afford to pay £25-£50 per bike). Cafe lovely - dogs could sit outside but no indoor...More

1  Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hired bikes from Thornton le Dale as cheaper than in the forest and then rode in on the cycle trail. This meant we dodged the entry fee for taking a car into the forest but still got to explore the best of the forest....More

1  Thank bradgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in the Dalby Lodges in the forest, stunning views lots of wildlife, birds etc. Great place for Astrophotography.

1  Thank Ron B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’ve given a “terrible” rating for this attraction purely on the grounds of the £9 entry fee! I shall have to lean on the experiences of others as I was hoping to have a day to myself but I certainly wasn’t paying that for a...More

2  Thank Ann H
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We were taking a trip down memory lane and my mum said we could go from Hackness to Pickering the way she went years ago, we set off and found out it was a Toll Road. I expcted to pay a couple of quid but...More

2  Thank JaxGallaghan
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23 June 2018|
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Response from peter_tidball | Reviewed this property |
I do noy know for sure. At the cafe we only had coffee and tea. I presume that one could take beer, but I am afraid I do not know for certain.
1 May 2018|
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Response from Ben_Dawson | Reviewed this property |
There are quite a few campsites in and around the forest. Pexton Moor farm at the entrance to the forest. 01751 460294 Stoneclose campsite 01751 460269 Motor homes only South Moor Farm 01751 460285
12 October 2017|
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Response from 42mark42 | Reviewed this property |
It’s not all even ground there so wouldn’t think so.