Sutton Bank National Park Centre

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For a great free day out, head to Sutton Bank National Park Centre, less than 30 miles north of York. There's an Information Centre for ideas to explore the National Park, a gift shop, Park Life Café and outdoor adventure play area.

Soak up England’s finest view on easy walking trails or head out on two wheels along the new, spectacular Sutton Bank cliff edge family cycle route or 300 metre pump track. Check out our brand new Nature and Dark Skies Hub.

Sutton Bank Bikes, offers cycle hire, training and skills courses, a bike wash, repair and servicing as well as bikes and gear for sale.


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Guide Prices

Entry to the Centre is FREE

Facilities

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Facilities

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Facilities

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually 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

Languages

  • French signs/guides
  • German signs/guides

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

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

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:Sutton Bank National Park Centre is on the left-hand side of the A170 between Thirsk (8 miles) and Helmsley (8 miles).By Public Transport:From Thirsk railway station, an 8 mile taxi ride, along the A170 up Sutton Bank Road, hill climb to the centre.Accessible by Public Transport: Thirsk station is 8 miles away.

Sutton Bank National Park Centre

Type:Visitor Centre

Sutton Bank National Park Centre, Sutton Bank, Nr Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 2EH
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Tel01845 597426

Awards

  • Yorkshire AwardsWhite Rose Award Finalist White Rose Award Finalist 2016
  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2020
  • Membership SchemeDiscover Yorkshire Coast – Silver Member Discover Yorkshire Coast – Silver Member 2021

Opening Times

Sutton Bank National Park Centre (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Oct 2022)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Sutton Bank National Park Centre (1 Nov 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 16:00

* Opening times for Sutton Bank National Park Centre
January and February, weekends only until 20 February, 10.30am to 4.00pm
Daily 21 - 28 February, 10.30am to 4.00pm
Daily 1 March to 31 October, 10.00am to 5.00pm
Daily November and December, 10.30am to 4.00pm
Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Daily 26 December - 3 January 2023, 10.30am to 4.00pm
January and February, weekends only until 12 February 2023, 10.30am to 4.00pm

To avoid disappointment, please visit the business website for current opening times, prices and any new admission policies.

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