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To help maintain social distancing, the list below shows which car parks within the National Park are currently open and which ones are closed. We have also included details of who operates each car park and we would recommend that you check their websites for the latest information. Please note this does not include every car park; we will review and add to this page as the situation changes.

If you arrive at any of the following car parks that are open and they look busy, please find an alternative, or if possible continue to exercise close to your own home. Remember do not block access for local residents, farm vehicles which can be wide, or emergency services.

Please adhere to social distancing rules and any procedures that operators have in place in car parks and toilets to keep everyone safe. And please be considerate and kind to those whose job it is to keep these facilities clean and safe for you.

Last updated: 22 May 2020


Broxa Forest (Reasty Bank car park) – open

➡️ No charge (limited parking only). No toilets (Forestry England)


Chop Gate car park – closed

Toilets also closed. (North York Moors National Park Authority)


Clay Bank car park – open

➡️ No charge. No toilets (Forestry England)


Cod Beck Reservoir car park – open

➡️ No charge. No toilets (National Trust)

Limited parking. If this car park is full, please do not park on the roadside as a clearway is in operation in the Sheepwash area and you may get fined.


Dalby Forest – open

➡️ Charges apply 💳 Contactless payments preferable. 240 spaces. Toilets open (Forestry England)


Goathland car park – closed

Toilets also closed. (North York Moors National Park Authority)


Grosmont car park – closed

Car park operated by North York Moors National Park Authority. Toilets in village also closed (maintained by Scarborough Borough Council)


Gribdale Gate car park (access to Coate Moor) – open

➡️ No charge (limited parking only). No toilets (Forestry England)


Guisborough Forest car park – closed

Toilets also closed but RADAR key accessible disabled toilets are open (Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council)


Helmsley (Market Place & Cleveland Way car parks) – open

➡️ These are pay and display car parks (239 spaces across both car parks). Toilets only open on Fridays. (Ryedale District Council)


Hutton le Hole car park – closed

Toilets also closed. (North York Moors National Park Authority)


Kilburn Woods/The White Horse car park – open

➡️ No charge. No toilets (Forestry England)


Lockwood Beck Reservoir – open

➡️ Toilets also open. (Waterside Parks UK)


Low Mill (Farndale) car park – closed

Toilets also closed. (North York Moors National Park Authority)


The Moors National Park Centre car park – closed

Toilets also closed. (North York Moors National Park Authority)


Newton under Roseberry car park – open

➡️ This is a pay and display car park. Toilets closed. (North York Moors National Park Authority)


Robin Hood’s Bay car parks – closed

Toilets also closed. (Scarborough Borough Council)


Runswick Bay – closed

Toilets also closed. (Scarborough Borough Council)


Saltergate car park – open

➡️ This is a pay and display car park. No toilets. (North York Moors National Park Authority)


Sandsend car park – closed

Toilets also closed. (Scarborough Borough Council)


Scaling Dam Reservoir – open

➡️ Toilets also open. (Waterside Parks UK)


Silton Forest – open

➡️ No charge (limited parking only). No toilets (Forestry England)


Sneaton Forest – open

➡️ No charge (limited parking only). No toilets (Forestry England)


Staithes car park – closed

Toilets also closed. (Scarborough Borough Council)


Sutton Bank National Park Centre – open

➡️ This is a pay and display car park. Toilets operating at a reduced capacity and reduced hours (10am-3pm). (North York Moors National Park Authority)

Please note due to staff shortages, the toilets will be shut on Monday 25 May.

Thornton le Dale car park – closed

Car park operated by North York Moors National Park Authority. Toilets in village also closed (maintained by Ryedale District Council)