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View from Sutton Bank by Chris J ParkerView from Sutton Bank by Chris J Parker

Opening times for the Visitor Centre and Tea Rooms

  • January and February, weekends only until half term, 10.30am to 4.00pm
  • Daily from half term, 12 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 - 6 January 2019, 10.30am to 4.00pm 

Opening times for Sutton Bank Bikes

Please note Sutton Bank Bikes may be open at different times to the National Park Centre, see opening times on their website for the most up-to-date information.

Winter: Open Friday to Sunday (10am-4.30pm) only. 

To find out more, call 01845 597759.

How to get here

Sutton Bank National Park Centre is six miles (9.5km) east of Thirsk (or 7.5 miles (12km) west of Helmsley) at the top of Sutton Bank on the A170. 

There is limited public transport to Sutton Bank. The nearest railway station is in Thirsk (7.5 miles away). 

From May to September, Moorsbus operates a seasonal bus service (M5) on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays with a stop at Thirsk Railway Station that will take you to Helmsley. From here pick up the Moorsbus M4 service to Sutton Bank. You can also pick up the M4 service from Guisborough and Stokesley. Details of 2019 services will be added here as they become available.

There are pay and display car parks.

Sutton Bank National Park Centre
Sutton Bank
North Yorkshire

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