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Attraction Information

Looking for a fun idea for your next family outing? Why don’t you venture into the heart of nature with a trip to Delamere forest? The selection of easy-access walking trails guarantees that anyone can explore the woodland and enjoy a much-needed escape from the busy city life. There’s even a segway trail option!

Things To Do
The kids will love all the fun trails at Delamere Forest because everyone loves to explore and discover new things! Love a bit of a challenge? Call on your wild side and take your adventure to the treetops at the Go Ape high ropes course. You’ll have a swinging great time! From zip lines and claiming nets and rope ladders to giant swings!

Take your pick of Delamere's trails! There are 4 shared use trails in total which are for cycling, walking and horse riding! The other scenic trail is for walking only and is called the Old Pale Trail, which is up a steep incline. If you are looking for more of a challenge, there is an orienteering course available! Maps for orienteering can be purchased from the Welcome Centre.

Food & Drink
Head to the family-run restaurant, Delamere Forest Café, for a selection of good grub, like wraps and burgers! For a pick-me-up, try some of their sweet homemade baked goods! 
If you prefer to bring your own snacks with you, then take full advantage of the picnic facilities at Delamere Forest Park. 
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assistant dogs welcome
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Changing places facilities
  • 16 Accessible parking spaces
Transport & Parking for Visitors
By Car
From the A556 take the B5152 and Delamere forest is a mile and a half down the road.
By Public Transport
We welcome car-free visitors and offer free admission to those arriving by public transport or bike – plan your journey at Good Journey.
The forest is served by Delamere train station.
There are three car parks available at Delamere Forest:
  • Main Visitor Centre car park
  • Treetops Car Park
  • Whitefield Car Park
Parking charges
Forest Centre Car Park
Up to 1 hour £3.00
Up to 2 hours £5.00
All day £8.00

Treetops Car Park
Up to 1 hour £3.00
Up to 2 hours £5.00
All day £8.00

Whitefield Car Park
Up to 1 hour £2.00
Up to 2 hours £4.00
All day £6.00
  • Fun adventures for kids
  • Go-Ape challenges
  • Plenty of walking trails!
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Opening Times

Summer: Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 20:00

Winter: Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 17:00

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Pricing & Tickets

Free entry.

Book in advance for cheapest tickets

Find other attractions similar to Delamere Forest by visiting our attraction tickets section.

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Yes, there is parking onsite.

Parking fee

Up to 1 hour: £3

Up to 2 hours: £5

All day: £8 

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Contact Details

Forestry England , Northwich

Tel: 01606 882167

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