The Moors National Park Centre

Located on the outskirts of the village of Danby, The Moors National Park Centre is at the very heart of the beautiful North York Moors and is the perfect place to start any visit to the National Park. Find out about the people, places and wildlife of the North York Moors with the interactive exhibits and take a look at the acclaimed Inspired by… gallery, with its changing exhibitions of work by accomplished artists.

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    For kids, there’s an outdoor adventure play area and indoor climbing wall, children’s trails and a lively events programme. There are pushchair and wheelchair friendly woodland and riverside trails around the grounds and plenty of picnic areas and seating if you just want to sit back and soak up the fantastic views across the Esk Valley.

    Pricing Information

    Entry to the Centre is free

    Opening Times

    January and February, weekends only until 17 February, 10.30am to 4.00pm
    Daily from 18 February until 31 March, 10.30am to 4.00pm
    Daily April, May, June, July, 10.00am to 5.00pm
    Daily August, 9.30am to 5.30pm
    Daily September and October, 10.00am to 5.00pm
    Daily November and December, 10.30am to 4.00pm
    Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
    Open 26 December - 5 January 2020, 10.30am to 4.00pm


    Lodge Lane, Danby, Whitby, YO21 2NB


    Half a mile from the centre of Danby village, follow the brown signs from the A171. 15 miles from Whitby YO21 2NB (OS Grid Reference: NZ 717 084). From April to October, you can get to the Centre on Sundays and Bank Holidays using either the Moorsbus Network. It's also an easy 15 minute stroll from Danby Station on the Esk Valley Railway

  • Facilities
    • Accessible by Public Transport
    • Disabled Toilets
    • Guide Dogs Welcome
    • Cycle Storage
    • Facilities for Hearing Impaired
    • On Site Parking
    • Disabled Access
    • Facilities for Visually Impaired
    Attraction: Facilities
    • Picnic Site
    • Shop
    • Toilets
    • Cater for Educational Groups
    • Risk Assessment Available
    • Groups Welcome
    • Pre visit Available
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