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WED 6 AUG

Discovery Day

Sutton Bank National Park Centre, Near Thirsk

Run by: North York Moors National Park Authority

A fun-filled, hands-on introduction to the North York Moors National Park's 'Explorer Club' project.

clock10:30–14:30

Suitable for 5-13

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Bug viewer on a Discovery Day

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Spend the day exploring and caring for a local woodland habitat, using our spotter's guides, digital microscopes, bug viewers, binoculars and cameras.

At the end of the session, the photos you have taken will be downloaded onto a disc for you to keep.

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.

Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Wed 29 Oct 10:30–14:30

Cost

Family: £10.00

The charge is per family, and you're invited to bring a picnic.

Special requirements

Event is weather dependent - please check in advance.

Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. All children to be accompanied by an adult.

Venue

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Sutton Bank National Park Centre

Sutton Bank, Near Thirsk, YO7 2EH

www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/suttonbank

About this location

The tremendous view from the top of Sutton Bank must rank as one of the finest in England. So why not stop at the top Show more… of the bank, visit the National Park Centre and blow away the cobwebs with a walk or cycle ride?

A fascinating indoor hi-tech exhibition will take you on a journey through time to discover how this iconic landscape was created and the influence it's had on people through the ages.

There are lots of walking trails close by too, including the popular White Horse and a wheelchair accessible route (wheelchairs available for use) to a viewing point.

A new cycle centre, Sutton Bank Bikes, offers cycle hire, including electric bikes. Follow one of the best family cycle routes in the country along the spectacular Sutton Bank cliff edge and see the amazing views over Lake Gormire. There's also an Information Centre for inside info, a gift shop and tearoom.
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The tremendous view from the top of Sutton Bank must rank as one of the finest in England. So why not stop at the top of the bank, visit the National Park Centre and blow away the cobwebs with a walk or cycle ride?

A fascinating indoor hi-tech exhibition will take you on a journey through time to discover how this iconic landscape was created and the influence it's had on people through the ages.

There are lots of walking trails close by too, including the popular White Horse and a wheelchair accessible route (wheelchairs available for use) to a viewing point.

A new cycle centre, Sutton Bank Bikes, offers cycle hire, including electric bikes. Follow one of the best family cycle routes in the country along the spectacular Sutton Bank cliff edge and see the amazing views over Lake Gormire. There's also an Information Centre for inside info, a gift shop and tearoom.

Contact

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

Please register in advance.

Booking required. Please call 01439 772 738 for more information and to book a place.

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