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For a full day out with the family, head to The Moors National Park Centre, set in an idyllic spot on the banks of the river Esk on the outskirts of the village of Danby. For kids, there's an outdoor adventure play area and mud kitchen, indoor...more
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Lodge Lane | Whitby, Danby, North York Moors National Park YO21 2NB, England
All reviews play area well worth a visit climbing wall woolly sheep crow wood cakes all ages art exhibition bird hide national park centre danby castle gift shop ice cream local walks lovely place fairy houses two hours
The Moors Centre is a good place to start a walk in the local area, with good information and displays and suggestions for local walks and activities. Pleasant cafe with a good selection of snacks. Excellent for a winter visit
The walks and park were lovely. Great for hikers and dog walkers.the views are worth the wait. Would advise walk number 5 but it does get steep! Parking was very reasonable price and only cost £4.50 for full day. Ideal Spot for bird watchers too...More
The centre has a variety of items to read, good displays and a brief video about the moors. We were there when the display room had work by local art+craft people, spaciously set-out and with a really wide range of different work. The small shop...More
The cafe staff were great. We weren’t sure if dogs were allowed but we were all welcomed in. Scone and cup of tea were lovely. There do not seem to be many dog friendly walks and part of the wood is closed to dogs but...More
Came to the centre on a dull November day. There was a a good interpretive display about the area, a nice shop and good art exhibition. The highlight was our lunch in the Woolly Sheep Cafe where we had bacon rolls, one with a fried...More
Came here many years ago and just sat in the car park and watched and listened to all the birds in the trees. We were in the area again and needed to kill a couple of hours so decided to visit. We had a walk...More
Visited here on our day trip around the North Yorkshire Moor. We found it very interesting especially the audio visual area about the moors. There was an interesting local gallery and shop. We did not use the café but it seemed very clean and offer...More
We visited with two grandchildren, five and nine, and were amazed at just how many activities there were. We had to promise to return the next day before we could drag our charges away. Everything was either free or very cheap from woodland trails to...More
On a day where we had a lot of rain, this turned out to be a great place to visit.
After a beautiful drive through breathtaking scenery from Sleights to Danby, we arrived at the centre. We had 3 children with us ages ranging from...More