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Events, arch-building, family at Egton Show 23 August 2017Events, arch-building, family at Egton Show 23 August 2017

We would love you to be part of the Land of Iron story, find out more about the industrial past of the North York Moors, and maybe volunteer your time to help grow the project and share this story with others.

Upcoming events

Our exciting events programme includes amazing archaeological excavations, great guided walks and  wonderful natural encounters. To find out more download our 2018 Events Guide (pdf)



Volunteering can be so much fun – you can meet new people, learn new skills and gain confidence, get fit and active, and make a real difference to your local community and environment. The Land of Iron offers lots of opportunities for volunteering, inside or outdoors, for as little or as much time as you have to spare. We also have work experience and study placements with our project team.

Current opportunities include - archaeology and excavations, lime mortar training, daffodil surveys, path repair, 3D computer modelling, habitat management, wildflower surveys, tree planting and riverbank stabilisation.

If you are keen to get involved or have an idea which volunteers could help with, please get in touch on or 01439 772700.

Moors & Valleys Young Archaeologists' Club


Free hands-on activity sessions for 8–16 year olds, covering a variety of topics and time periods. Runs 11am–1pm on the first Saturday of each month. Based at The Moors National Park Centre, Danby, but sessions across North Yorkshire and Teesside. Booking essential.

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Why not follow us on Facebook or Twitter – it’s great to share favourite photos of favourite places. You can also sign up to the National Park's weekly Conservation blog or mailing list, giving you a behind-the-scenes look at some of our conservation work.