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

Opening times for the National Park Centre

  • Open daily until 3 January 2021, 10.30am to 4.00pm
  • January and February, weekends only until 14 February, 10.30am to 4.00pm
  • Daily from 15 February until 31 March, 10.30am to 4.00pm
  • Daily April to October, 10.00am to 5.00pm
  • Daily November and December, 10.30am to 4.00pm
  • Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
  • Open daily from 26 December - 4 January 2022, 10.30am to 4.00pm

Opening times for Park Life Café

Please note Park Life Café may be open at different times to the National Park Centre.

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.

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 July 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.

On Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays, you can also pick up the M4 service from Guisborough, Stokesley and Helmsley and travel direct to Sutton Bank.

There are pay and display car parks.

Sutton Bank National Park Centre
Sutton Bank
North Yorkshire

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