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. A fascinating hi-tech exhibition will take you on a journey through time to discover how this iconic landscape was created and the influence it’s had on people through the ages.

Outside, 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.

There's an Information Centre for inside info on the National Park, a gift shop, tearoom and free Wi-Fi.

Sutton Bank Bikes

Why not enjoy some fabulous biking in the North York Moors? Nothing beats a ride around Sutton Bank with its breath-taking views. Shop, bike hire and guided rides for all abilities.

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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 Visitor Centre

Type:Visitor Centre

Sutton Bank National Park Visitor 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
  • 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

Sutton Bank National Park Visitor Centre (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00

* Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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