Sutton Bank National Park Centre

Sutton Bank National Park Centre

Last Updated on March 25, 2024 by Suzy McCullough

The Sutton Bank National Park enjoys some of the finest views in England across the Vales of Mowbray and York. It’s a great place for walking and family bike rides. Sutton Bank is a hill in the North York Moors National Park.

What can you do at Sutton Bank National Park Centre?

As well as walking and cycling trails the park also has a new walk suitable for robust wheelchairs. The Sutton Bank easy access circuit takes in the famous White Horse before picking up the green Cliff family cycle trail and returning back along the cliff top with its amazing views. This is also great for little legs and those not wanting a too challenging walk.

In the centre itself, you can discover the stories behind the landscape at Sutton Bank and watch wild birds feeding at the feeding station. There is a fascinating interactive exhibition and this is where the cafe and toilets are.

There is a fun natural play area which is fun for kids of all ages. You can bring your own bike or hire one from Sutton Bank Bikes. As there are a number of trails it is worth enquiring about which would suit your family the most at the visitor centre.

Important Information Sutton Bank National Park Centre

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.

What are the main things to do?

Hillside walking and cycling trails with stunning views including a White Horse walk, natural play, visitor centre with interactive exhibits and bike hire. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

Free. The centre and park are free to visit. However, not many people could arrive without a park. There is a charge for parking (see below).

Is there parking?

There is a pay and display car park.

When are they open?

Sutton Bank is open for most of the year. For up-to-date opening times please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Dogs are allowed outdoors.

Are they accessible?

Information on accessibility

Sutton Bank National Park Centre
Sutton Bank National Park Centre
Sutton Bank National Park Centre
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