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Welcome! The National Park Education Service offers a wide range of inspiring activities to help children and young people experience, understand and enjoy this very special place.

You come to us 

We provide curriculum-linked activities led by qualified and experienced leaders from the National Park Education Service and are based at The Moors National Park Centre and Sutton Bank Visitor Centre. Activities last from an hour up to a full day.

To find out more or to make a booking please call the Education Service on 01439 772700 or email

Information, activities and resources for Key Stage 1

Information, activities and resources for Key Stage 2

Information, activities and resources for Key Stage 3 and above

Costs and booking

Pre-visit information

We'll come to you - FREE Assemblies

We provide assemblies for schools in and around the National Park. Primary assemblies include an introduction to the habitats and wildlife of the National Park and special things young people can do in the North York Moors.

Our popular Secondary school assembly programme includes career options in the conservation sector and an overview of environmental issues in the National Park.

Groups with special needs 

We are happy to adapt or develop activities to suit the special needs of groups or individuals wherever possible.

Contact us

The Education Service
The Moors National Park Centre
Danby
Whitby
YO21 2NB 

Tel: 01439 772700 or email