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Sutton Bank National Park Centre

Closed Now: 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Fantastic views on clear days

Good flat walking, great views, weather dependant. Good shop, friendly staff. Good cafe food good... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Penrith, United Kingdom
First visit

It was my first visit to Sutton Bank nd unfortunately the weather was rather misty...it would be... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
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For a fun free day out, head to Sutton Bank National Park Centre, less than 30 miles north of York. Soak up England's finest view on easy walking trails, including the popular White Horse, while thrilling bike rides set off straight from the door...more
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A170 Sutton Bank | Sutton Bank, Thirsk YO7 2EH, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good flat walking, great views, weather dependant. Good shop, friendly staff. Good cafe food good. An improvement to cafe would be an area undercover or set aside within the cafe for dog walkers. Fine when we went as not too cold outside however think you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

It was my first visit to Sutton Bank nd unfortunately the weather was rather misty...it would be lovely here on a better day. The information centre was interesting...excellent video about the geology.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Service is always friendly and the food good. With the idyllic walks and views from Sutton Bank you can't go wrong. of course when we turned up last time we forgot change for the car parking and the staff in the Visitor Centre helped us...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Katherine F
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We called in at Sutton bank on our way home. We didn't know what to expect but we were hungry. Initially we thought the food was a bit expensive but a sausage bap came with three sausages and the bacon bap had lots of rashers...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

This is a great stop off in the way to the coast or a choice for a day out. There are short, well laid out walks for all abilities (including the ‘best view in England ‘) which is accessible for people who use wheelchairs and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 912jacquelinel
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Wow wee - the park never fails to impress and so much to see and do. Plenty of good walks and for the 4 legged friends. The shop is good, plenty of temptations and the cafe is good too. Food is wholesome, nutritious and well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

On a cold, wet Friday in October we had walked from Helmsley and were delighted to find that the Sutton Bank visitors centre and cafe were open. We hadn't expected to find anywhere for lunch so had taken the precaution of having brought sandwiches with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The views from this National Park are sensational, however the white horse can obviously only be observed from the air or by drone.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

This is indeed a wonderful place to spend time at. The views are wonderful. The restaurant has a good selection of food. The shop is very well stocked , lovely gifts to buy, and the staff are very informative, There are lots of feeders about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jean M
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We came here on a very wet, very foggy day so could not as any of the vies unfortunately. However we enjoyed our walk all the same. We have two border collies and did the white horse circular walk as advised by the members of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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12 September 2018|
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Response from needdm | Reviewed this property |
5 September 2018|
Response from VisitNorthYorkMoors |
Yes there is. It's free to use but worth ringing ahead to book it. Please call 01845 597426 and the team will be happy to help with any other questions you might have. Many thanks.
23 May 2018|
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Response from Catriona M | Property representative |
There are very few bus services to Sutton Bank from Thirsk, the only one is the Sunday/Bank Holiday service provided by MoorsBus. You would need to take service M5 connecting with M4 at Helmsley which then goes to Sutton... More