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The beautiful North York Moors National Park, with its heather moorland, ancient woodland, lush green dales and rugged coastline, proves a real magnet for artists who come from far and wide to capture this amazing place.

Each artist brings their own unique take on the landscape and wildlife of the North York Moors, capturing the changing light and seasons in a variety of different media, from glass and jewellery makers to painters and photographers.

The Inspired by... gallery at The Moors National Park Centre was created as a showcase for art inspired by the landscape, life and colour of the North York Moors. Exhibitions change on a regular basis so each visit presents a different perspective on the surrounding scenery.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road: From Whitby take the A171 towards Teesside. After about 6 miles turn left signposted Danby. There are a couple of other turnings to the left and all will connect to Danby. The Moors Centre is 1 mile from Danby village.  

Public Transport Directions

By public transport: The Moors Centre is a pleasant one mile walk from Danby Station, on the Esk Valley line (Middlesbrough to Whitby). Check www.moorsbus.org for seasonal public transport availability. Accessible by Public Transport: Danby station is 1 mile away.

Inspired by... gallery

Type:Art Gallery

The Moors National Park Centre, Lodge Lane, Danby, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2NB
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Awards

  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2020
  • Yorkshire AwardsWelcome To Yorkshire Member Welcome To Yorkshire Member 2016
  • Yorkshire AwardsDiscover Yorkshire Coast local members logo Discover Yorkshire Coast local members logo 2017

Opening Times

Open New Year
Inspired by... gallery (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* Please see website for opening times, which vary throughout the season.

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 - 3 January 2021, 10.30am to 4.00pm

What's Nearby

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  2. The Lickerish Tooth was born from the minds of two drunk men, and a wife who went along…

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  3. Sandsend beach provides an ideal playground for the family with the beck providing safe…

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  4. Little Beck Wood is a glorious mix of oak, ash, alder and cherry under the canopies of…

    10.34 miles away
  5. Based in the picturesque village of Ruswarp, Mini Monsterz is one of the biggest indoor…

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  6. Surrounded by bright purple heather, with a variety of colourful sphagnum mosses…

    10.8 miles away
  7. Whitby Cliff Lift was opened 1931. It consists of a vertical shaft down from the cliff…

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  8. A historic ornamental garden including Whitby Museum and Art Gallery.
    The grounds,…

    11.13 miles away
  9. Whitby Museum is in beautiful Pannett Park, right in the heart of Whitby. It was founded…

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  10. Discover the elegant Pannett Art Gallery and explore its wonderful art collections and…

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  11. Attractions include bumper boats, a miniature railway and motorised go-karts. Now with…

    11.16 miles away
  12. Whitby Beach is a sandy and rocky beach backed by high cliffs. This beautiful beach…

    11.17 miles away
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