Updated: Dec 7, 2022
We are blessed to be so close to the marvelous Delamere Forest the largest forest in the north‑west. Delamere means 'Forest of the Lakes' and within the woodland there are plenty of lakes to wander around.
If you are driving there are plenty of options for parking lots of lay‑bys and a few free car parks are also available. Alternatively parking at the visitors centre will put you next to the café and visitor information centre , an easy place to navigate back to after a walk if your sense of direction isn’t the best. The parking is done on number plate recognition and can be paid on a card its £2 for an hour, £4 for 3 hours
All day £6 hire available, there is a charge for parking at this car park however it is brand‑new with tarmac unlike the potholed layby & car park previously mentioned.
Go Ape Delamere
If you like your adrenaline kicks to get you high, then this is the activity for you. Swing through the trees, traverse scramble nets and fly like a bird on the Zip lines. Tim and his team are amazing and will really look after you on this adventure. If you want to keep your feet or wheels on the ground then the Segways are a lot of fun. Booking is essential for these popular activities.
Delamere Station House
Claire and her team make amazing food, plenty of Vegan options too They are open 9am‑5pm Daily with later opening Friday‑10pm & Saturday 8pm. Weekend evenings they serve up delicious pizza's that are generously topped or fish & chips.
Tracs (UK) Ltd ‑ Delamere Forest Bike Hire
Tony and his team, have mountain bikes to hire from the visitors centre area in Delamere forest, you do need to book in advance they are open from March 2022 3 Hours Hire £25 or 6 Hours £40 Helmets included in this price
Delamere Old Pale
A really pleasant circular walk from Delamere rail station. The walk climbs to the summit of Old Pale Hill where you will be rewarded with views across seven counties, and a great photo 📸opportunity before you descend.
Delamere Forest Cafe
This large cafe is situated by the main large car park. It is next door to the visitor centre and tracks bikes hire. They are open 9‑4pm daily.