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THU 21 AUG

Stream Dipping

Danby, The Moors National Park Centre, Whitby

Run by: North York Moors National Park Authority

Discover which creatures lurk within the waters of the Clitherbeck. Find out how they catch their prey by dressing up as an invertebrate!

clock14:30–16:00

Suitable for 5-13

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Stream dipping

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This activity involves a 15 minute walk uphill to the stream and back, over rough ground.

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Cost

Adult: Free
Child: £3.00.

Special requirements

Minimum Age: 6

Don't forget your wellies!
Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. All children to be accompanied by an adult.

Venue

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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.

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

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