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Play area at The Moors National Park Centre by Chris J ParkerPlay area at The Moors National Park Centre by Chris J Parker

Opening times for The Moors National Park Centre and Inspired by... gallery

  • January and February, weekends only until 17 February, 10.30am to 4.00pm
  • Daily from 18 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 - 5 January 2020, 10.30am to 4.00pm

Opening times for The Woolly Sheep Cafe

Please note The Woolly Sheep Cafe may be open at different times to the National Park Centre, see opening times on their website for the most up-to-date information.

How to find us

The Moors National Park Centre and Inspired by... gallery are in the north of the National Park, less than a mile from Danby village. Danby Station on the Esk Valley Railway (OS Grid Reference: NZ 717 084) is a 20 minute stroll away along a minor road, though do look out for traffic.

Find out how to get here by public transport on summer Fridays, weekends and Monday bus services (usually May - September) using Moorsbus (M3, M6 and M8) from surrounding villages and towns, including York, or Moors Explorer (ME1) from Hull, EY's summer Sunday and Bank Holiday service (select dates in May, July and August). Seasonal bus services have now finished for 2019, details for 2020 will be added once confirmed.

There is a pay and display car park.

The Moors National Park Centre
Lodge Lane
Danby
Whitby
North Yorkshire
YO21 2NB

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