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Hutton le Hole car parkHutton le Hole car park

The National Park Authority provides car parks at a number of villages and scenic spots throughout the North York Moors. These car parks are pay and display and many provide public toilets; the relatively small charge we ask helps us to maintain these facilities for the benefit of residents and visitors all year round.  

In order to maintain the facilities at a high standard, the larger car parks and public toilets are cared for by car park wardens who are happy to help you and can provide information about the National Park.

Location of our car parks (and nearest public toilets) 

Location Sat Nav OS Grid Ref Nearest Public Toilets
Chop Gate TS9 7JW SE 559 993 In the car park
Goathland YO22 5LX NZ 833 013 In the car park
Grosmont YO22 5QE NZ 826 053 Waterloo (NZ 826 052) (maintained by Scarborough Borough Council)
Hutton le Hole YO62 6UB SE 705 901 In the car park
Low Mill (Farndale) YO62 7UY SE 672 952 In the car park
Newton under Roseberry TS9 6QS NZ 570 128 In the car park
Saltergate YO18 7NR SE 852 936 Thornton le Dale (see below)
Goathland (see above)
Pickering (Eastgate car park - Ryedale District Council)
Sutton Bank National Park Centre YO7 2EH SE 516 830 By the Visitor Centre
The Moors National Park Centre, Danby YO21 2NB NZ 718 080 By the Visitor Centre
Thornton le Dale (Maltongate) YO18 7SD SE 835 829 Near the Lake (maintained by Ryedale District Council)
The Moors National Park Centre, Sutton Bank National Park Centre, Grosmont, Hutton le Hole and Thornton le Dale
  • Cars - £2.50 up to 2 hours - £4.50 over 2 hours (non-transferable)
  • Coaches - £5 single rate (transferable between our National Park car parks)
  • Motorbikes - £1.50 single rate 
Goathland
  • Cars - £3.00 single rate (non-transferable)
  • Coaches - £5 single rate (transferable between our National Park car parks)
  • Motorbikes - £1.50 single rate 
Saltergate
  • Cars - £1 up to 2 hours - £2.50 over 2 hours (non-transferable)
Newton under Roseberry
  • Cars - £2.50 up to 2 hours - £4.50 over 2 hours (non-transferable)
  • Motorbikes - £1.50 single rate
Chop Gate
  • All vehicles £1.00 all day
Low Mill (Farndale)
  • Donation box at front of toilets
Spaces at Low Mill are severely restricted at Daffodil time, but the privately run Daffy Car Park (charges apply) is available in adjacent field during this busy period.

Find out more about parking your motorhome and horsebox in our National Park car parks


Permits

If you are a regular visitor or a resident, we offer a range of permits which provide excellent value for money. 

All car parks annual permit

This covers all of the above car parks and costs £45 a year from the date of issue.

You can buy one at The Moors National Park Centre, Danby and Sutton Bank National Park Centre or from the National Park Office in Helmsley (Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm). 

Weekly permits

These cover all of the above car parks and cost £22.50 for 7 days from the date of issue. You can buy them from The Moors National Park Centre, Sutton Bank National Park Centre and the National Park Office in Helmsley.

Frequent user permit

This is only available for the car parks at Sutton Bank and The Moors National Park Centres. They cost £22.50 a year from the date of issue and you can buy them at the relevant Centre or the National Park Office in Helmsley.

Residents permit

These are only available to residents of the National Park and are provided to make it easier to access local services. They are applicable for the car park nearest to your home, so please state which car park you want the permit for. They cost £15 per year from the date of issue and are available from the National Park office in Helmsley, The Moors National Park Centre at Danby and Sutton Bank National Park Centre. Thornton le Dale residents permits are also available to purchase from the National Park Village Information point at Wardill Bros. and from Baldersons Cafe.

Business Residents Permit

These are only available for business proprietors and their staff who have a business within the National Park boundary. They are for the car park nearest to your business, so please state which car park you want the permit for. These cost £15 per year from the date of issue and there is no limit to the number of permits per business. They are available to purchase from the National Park office in Helmsley, The Moors National Park Centre, Danby and Sutton Bank National Park Centre. Thornton le Dale business permits are also available to purchase from the National Park Village Information point at Wardill Bros. and from Baldersons Cafe.