Delamere Forest

Linmere, Delamere, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 2HZ

Tel: 0300 067 4340

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Enjoy a fun day out in Cheshire’s biggest woodland!

Located between Liverpool and Manchester, Delamere Forest provides a stunning setting for your next family adventure. Whether a leisurely wander through the trees, scaling the heights at Go Ape, an adventure in the deep, dark wood on the Gruffalo Spotters Trail or enjoying a family bike ride, Delamere Forest is bursting with opportunities to explore the great outdoors.

Explore the stunning landscape on a choice of three walking trails or two cycling trails. If you’re stuck for wheels why not visit the brand new Tracs cycle centre who’ll happily fix you up with a hire bike, they’ve got something to suit everybody. Be sure to visit the new eco-friendly visitor centre which is also home to the Delamere Forest Café – for all the post-fun refreshments you’ll need. 

You can become a Delamere Forest member for £60 and get free parking all year round, plus a range of discounts and benefits. You’ll also be supporting the nation’s forests. Find out more here.

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Parking: ANPR (number plate recognition) in the main car park and pay and display in Whitefield car park.

You can become a Delamere Forest member for £60 and get free parking all year round, plus a range of discounts and benefits. You’ll also be supporting the nation’s forests. Find out more: https://www.forestryengland.uk/delamere-forest/delamere-forest-membership

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
All year, 2022 (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday08:00 - 17:00

Directions

Road Directions

Situated approximately 10 miles from the outskirts of Chester and close to the M56. The forest park is well sign -posted from the A54, A556 and B5152.  

Public Transport Directions

Free admission to those arriving by public transport or bike

By Rail- train to Delamere Station which is located on the outskirts of the forest, 10-minute walk to visitor centre, plus enjoy the forest with no parking charge

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      459
    • Very Good
      264
    • Average
      88
    • Poor
      47
    • Terrible
      50

    Recent Reviews:

    • stuartbL4796ZJ
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Bye bye Delamere
      2 of 5 stars
      Friday, 19th August 2022
      This was once a great place to go but unfortunately its become overly commercialised, the trails are for shared use but this tends to fall on deaf ears, you can venture further into the forest to... Read full review
    • ElSalamander
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      So easily ruined
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 20th August 2022
      First visit to Delamere since the new building work and the Forest is, I’m afraid, in danger of being ruined. I completely understand the need for larger facilities and a larger cafe and, for the... Read full review
    • MrsStretton
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Cafe Review…
      2 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 27th August 2022
      The forest itself and grounds is lovely, really clean and open views. Toilets at the main entrance are very clean, lots of them too! The cafe on the other hand.. please don’t waste your money here... Read full review

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
    • Facility for service dogs
    • Guide Dogs Permitted
    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
    • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

    Attraction Facilities

    • Pet Friendly

    Catering

    • On-Site café/restaurant
    • Picnic Site

    Provider Facilities

    • Dogs Accepted

    Provider Features

    • Forest Location
    • In countryside

    Target Markets

    • Family Fun
    • Marketed Towards Families
    • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
    • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

    Contact Us

    Tel: 0300 067 4340

    Tel: 0300 067 4340

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