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Woodland Centres

Name:
Guisborough Forest & Branch Walkway
Description:
Guisborough Forest & Walkway Visitors Centre provides the ideal starting point for a visit to Guisborough Forest. The visitors centre is situated in Pinchinthorpe on the outskirts of Guisborough. It extends for 2.5 miles along part of the route followed by the old Guisborough Branch Railway line where it forms a gateway to Guisborough Forest and the North York Moors National Park. <br><br>

For the active visitor, cycle trails, walking routes, bridleways, a trim trail and orienteering trails start at the site before extending into the forest. Young visitors can enjoy the play area or pond dipping before enjoying a picnic at one of the many picnic areas or BBQ site. The Sculpture Trail is great for less active visitors following a route of chainsaw carvings into the forest.<br><br>

The centre sells local guide maps and is the starting point for many events organised by the local rangers.<br><br>
For further information please contact Guisborough Forest & Branch Walkway or visit the website for a list of things to do.
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Show Description:
The Centre provides the ideal starting point for a visit to Guisborough Forest with many routes for walking short or long distances. Facilities at this site include; visitor centre, café, shop, play area, bird hides, pond, wetland area, minibeast area, sculpture trail and trim trail. There are also three way marked routes. Dogs are welcome in the centre.
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Address:
Pinchinthorpe
Town:
GUISBOROUGH
Postcode:
TS14 8HD
Telephone:
01287 631132
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Email:
Website:
www.fogfw.org
Key Contact:
Neil Thirkell Countryside Ranger
Facilities:
Woodland Centre, Cafe and Gift Shop
Railway Carriage for hire, ideal for meetings, events, children's birthday parties etc. Please ring 01287 631132 for prices and availability
Price:
Free Admission to site (Special events will be subject to an admission fee, please see seperate publicity for admission costs)
Visitors please note there is a Pay and Display car park on site.
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Road Directions:
From Guisborough take the A171 west to the A173. Follow the A173 for 300 metres and look for the entrance to Guisborough Forest and Walkway Visitor Centre on the left side of the road.
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