Be in the know!
You'll find Tourist Information Centres (TIC), National Park Village Information Points and National Park Mobile Information Units in many of the market towns and villages across the area.
National Park Centres and TICs are good places to start exploring the region. The knowledgeable and friendly staff and volunteers will help you plan your visit in advance and when you are here. You can also pick up a copy of our popular Out and About annual visitor guide.
Services provided vary from one TIC to the next but they may include:
- Accommodation booking
- Tickets for local theatres and shows
- Public transport information
- Information on things to see and do
- Maps and guidebooks
- Coach tickets
- Local crafts and souvenirs for sale
National Park Centres and Tourist Information Centres
- Danby Lodge National Park Centre, Lodge Lane YO21 2NB T:
- Sutton Bank National Park Centre YO7 2EH (on the A170 east of Thirsk) T:
Our Centres at Sutton Bank and Danby Lodge, alongside Dalby Forest are fully accessible and will be able to help with any queries. Many of our Centre staff have completed accessibility awareness training and can help you with advice on places to visit and the facilities you may need.
- Easingwold - Chapel Lane YO61 3AE T:
- Great Ayton Discovery Centre, 105b High Street, Great Ayton TS9 6NB T:
- Northallerton - Applegarth DL7 8LZ T:
- Saltburn by the Sea - Saltburn Library, Windsor Road TS12 1AT T:
- Scarborough Central Information Point at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough YO11 1JW T:
- Scarborough Open Air Theatre Box Office, Burniston Road YO12 6PF T:
- Scarborough Market Hall & Vaults Tourist Information Point, St Helen's Square YO11 1EU
- Stockton - 134 High Street TS18 1LP T:
- Thirsk - 93A Market Place YO7 1EY T:
- Whitby - Harbour Office, Endeavour Wharf YO21 1DN T:
Seasonal National Park Mobile Information Units
Our Rangers and Voluntary Rangers can be found at these locations at certain times of the year in our mobile information units. They will be able to answer any questions; you'll also find a range of information to take away and some of our walks leaflets are available to buy.
Farndale - Low Mill Car Park - during wild daffodil season (March/April)
Saltergate Car Park (July/August - open Friday-Sunday)
Village Information Points - ask a local!
Take advantage of insider knowledge at our Village Information Points around the North York Moors. Local people know the National Park best so who better to ask for advice about what to do and where to go? You can also stock up on maps, guidebooks, walking and cycling leaflets, as well as pick up a copy of our annual Out and About guide.
- Goathland - The Post Office
- Guisborough - Guisborough Town Hall
- Hutton le Hole - Ryedale Folk Museum
- Rosedale Abbey - Rosedale Abbey Caravan Park
- Staithes - The Staithes Story
- Thornton le Dale - Wardill Bros
Find accommodation in the North York Moors
The distances may seem short but there's so much to do here, you'll need a bed for the night or even a week. From boutique hotels, farmhouse B&Bs, cosy cottages, camping pods on family campsites, or even a pigsty, you'll find somewhere to stay whatever your style of accommodation and you'll be guaranteed a warm welcome.
Cleveland Way National Trail
Planning on walking the Cleveland Way National Trail? Use their interactive mapping to find places to stay along the route.
Check out these accommodation providers who have worked with VisitEngland to develop their access for all.
To help plan your accessible holiday, see Discover Yorkshire Coast’s website where you can select accommodation providing access information and book your break with confidence.