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SUN 17 AUG

FREE

Discover Danby and Fryup Dale

Danby, The Moors National Park Centre, Whitby

Run by: North York Moors National Park Authority

Experienced walkers won't want to miss our challenging 12 mile route around Danby and Fryup Dale, led by a North York Moors National Park Ranger.

clock10:00–16:30

Suitable for 11+

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Danby Dale

MIKE KIPLING/NYMNPA

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It passes through some remote locations, including Ainthorpe Rigg, Glaisdale Moor, and Great and Little Fryup Dale, with stunning views and picturesque moorland en route.

You'll need to be prepared for some steep ascents and descents, and participants should be used to doing walks of this length and difficulty.

Disclaimer

Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.

Cost

Free but donations are welcome.

Difficulty level

  1. Easy
  2. Leisurely
  3. Moderate
  4. Hard

Distance

12 mile(s)

Special requirements

Minimum age: 12 years.

Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. Sorry, no dogs allowed. Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.

Packed lunch required.

Location

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Danby, The Moors National Park Centre

Lodge Lane, Danby, Whitby, YO21 2NB

www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/themoorscentre

About this location

Located on the outskirts of the village of Danby, in an idyllic spot on the banks of the River Esk, The Moors National Show more… Park Centre is at the very heart of the beautiful North York Moors and is the perfect place to start any visit to the National Park.

Find out about the people, places and wildlife of the North York Moors with the interactive exhibits and take a look at the acclaimed Inspired by… gallery, with its changing exhibitions of work by accomplished artists.

For kids, there's an outdoor adventure play area and indoor climbing wall, children's trails and a lively events programme.

There are pushchair and wheelchair friendly woodland and riverside trails around the grounds and plenty of picnic areas and seating if you just want to sit back and soak up the fantastic views across the Esk Valley.

There's also an Information Centre for inside info on the North York Moors National Park. Remember your visit to this special place with a gift from the shop or sit back and enjoy a taste of the Moors with a bite to eat from the Woolly Sheep café. Entry to the centre is free.
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Located on the outskirts of the village of Danby, in an idyllic spot on the banks of the River Esk, The Moors National Park Centre is at the very heart of the beautiful North York Moors and is the perfect place to start any visit to the National Park.

Find out about the people, places and wildlife of the North York Moors with the interactive exhibits and take a look at the acclaimed Inspired by… gallery, with its changing exhibitions of work by accomplished artists.

For kids, there's an outdoor adventure play area and indoor climbing wall, children's trails and a lively events programme.

There are pushchair and wheelchair friendly woodland and riverside trails around the grounds and plenty of picnic areas and seating if you just want to sit back and soak up the fantastic views across the Esk Valley.

There's also an Information Centre for inside info on the North York Moors National Park. Remember your visit to this special place with a gift from the shop or sit back and enjoy a taste of the Moors with a bite to eat from the Woolly Sheep café. Entry to the centre is free.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by North York Moors National Park Authority.

Please register in advance.

Please call 01439 772738 for more information and to book a place.

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