Guisborough Forest

About Guisborough Forest

Discover the most breathtaking views as you take a walk through stunning natural scenery at Guisborough Forest.

Nestled between Teesside and the National Park, Guisborough Forest is home to some of the most dramatic scenery in the North York Moors and gives spectacular 360º views over Roseberry Topping, Teesside and Hartlepool and the dramatic coastline which links Teesside and the North East to Yorkshire.

Overlooking Guisborough-Forest - Credit Mathew Harrison

Guisborough Forest is a beautiful space to unplug from the day-to-day and plug into nature at its finest. Boasting a serene cycling trail, play areas and superb walking trails for relaxing, connecting to nature and getting lost in the trees, this forest has something for everyone.

Guisborough Forest is also home to Superworm! The recently installed trail provides the perfect opportunity to discover the small but mighty creatures in the much-loved Julia Donaldson story and unlock your inner forest hero!

Visit Guisborough Forest


For full details and facilities, please go to Forestry England's website


Guisborough Forest provides a range of facilities to offer you a fantastic day out


Guisborough Visitor Centre houses a gift shop where you can buy Superworm goodies and a second hand book exchange.


Guisborough Visitor Centre has an excellent café with both hot and cold food options, as well as ice cream, hot and cold drinks and a daily selection of cakes and goodies.

Car parking

Guisborough Forest has a large main car park with accessible parking spaces available. Parking is charged by the hour.

Children's trails/adventure playground

Guisborough Forest boasts a huge playground and ponds – perfect for those little leg adventures!

Toilets and baby changing facilities

At the Visitor Centre. Accessible toilets available.

Dogs at Guisborough Forest

Dogs are welcomed as long as they are cleaned up after.

Getting here

Contact us

Guisborough Forest, Pinchinthorpe, Guisborough. TS14 8HD
Tel 01287 631132


Car park entrance off A173. Pedestrian access via Belmangate and Butt Lane in Guisborough and via Hutton Lowcross village.

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