The Moors National Park Centre

, in Danby

Address: Lodge Lane, Danby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2NB

Phone: +44 01439 772737


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Located on the outskirts of the moorland village of Danby, The Moors National Park Centre is at the very heart of the North York Moors – set in a former shooting lodge on the banks of the River Esk. It’s a free day out in some of Yorkshire’s finest scenery.

Inside the Centre

Learn about the National Park’s gorgeous villages, historic attractions, and tranquil moors and dales:

  • Moorland stories, heritage and wildlife displays
  • Visitor information, gift shop, local crafts, ale and food
  • Country café with garden seating 

Out and about

Enjoy a big breath of moorland fresh air:

  • Picnic in our beautiful grounds
  • Explore the wood-boggle houses and sit at the story-telling chair in Crow Wood
  • Follow the woodland trail to the bird hide 

Inspired by…

…is the name of our acclaimed gallery:

  • Panoramic paintings, dramatic photography, unique ceramics, colourful textiles – what will inspire you today?
  • Current exhibitions, workshops and events are featured on the National Park website 


Go for it – no time to waste!

  • Meet the wildlife on the riverside sculpture trail
  • indoor climbing wall, outdoor adventure playground
  • events, activities, quizzes & trails

The Park Life Café has free wi-fi available to customers.

Open daily February half-term – December

Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and weekdays January to February half-term holidays.


  • Disabled Access
  • On-Site Parking
  • Pets Accepted
  • Child Friendly
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Card Payment

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