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View from Sutton Bank by Chris J ParkerView from Sutton Bank by Chris J Parker

Opening times for the Visitor Centre and Tea Rooms

  • January and February, weekends only until half term, 10.30am to 4.00pm
  • Daily from half term, 12 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 - 6 January 2019, 10.30am to 4.00pm 

Opening times for Sutton Bank Bikes

Please note Sutton Bank Bikes may be open at different times to the National Park Centre, see opening times on their website for the most up-to-date information.

Winter opening: Closed Mondays/Tuesdays, open Wednesday to Sunday 10am-4.30pm (open Bank Holiday Mondays). Open seven days a week in the school holidays.

To find out more, call 01845 597759.

How to get here

Sutton Bank National Park Centre is six miles (9.5km) east of Thirsk (or 7.5 miles (12km) west of Helmsley) at the top of Sutton Bank on the A170. 

There is limited public transport to Sutton Bank. The nearest railway station is in Thirsk (7.5 miles away). 

From May to September, Moorsbus operates a bus service (M5) on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays with a stop at Thirsk Railway Station that will take you to Helmsley. From here pick up the Moorsbus M4 service to Sutton Bank. You can also pick up the M4 service from Guisborough and Stokesley. Details of their 2018 services will be added once confirmed.

There are pay and display car parks.

Sutton Bank National Park Centre
Sutton Bank
North Yorkshire

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