The National Park Authority provides car parks at a number of villages and scenic spots throughout the North York Moors. These car parks are pay and display and we ask that you do pay the relatively small amount that we charge to help us maintain them.
In order to keep them at a good standard, the larger car parks are cared for by car park wardens who are happy to help you and provide you with information about the National Park if you wish.
Location of our car parks (and nearest public toilets)
Goathland (see above)
Pickering (Eastgate car park - Ryedale District Council) Sutton Bank National Park Centre YO7 2EH SE 516 830 By the Visitor Centre The Moors National Park Centre, Danby YO21 2NB NZ 718 080 By the Visitor Centre Thornton le Dale (Maltongate) YO18 7SD SE 835 829 Near the Lake (maintained by Ryedale District Council)
The Moors National Park Centre, Sutton Bank National Park Centre, Grosmont, Hutton le Hole and Thornton le Dale
- Cars - £2.50 up to 2 hours - £4.50 over 2 hours (non-transferable)
- Coaches - £5 single rate (transferable between our National Park car parks)
- Motorbikes - £1.50 single rate
- Cars - £3.00 single rate (non-transferable)
- Cars - £1 up to 2 hours - £2.50 over 2 hours (non-transferable)
Newton under Roseberry
- All vehicles £1.00 all day
Low Mill (Farndale)
- Donation box at front of toilets
If you are a regular visitor, you may find a permit offers better value for money.
All car parks annual permit
This covers all the above car parks and costs £45 a year from the date of issue.
You can buy one at The Moors National Park Centre, Danby and Sutton Bank National Park Centre or from the National Park Office in Helmsley (Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm).
These cover all the above car parks and cost £22.50 for 7 days from the date of issue. You can buy them from The Moors National Park Centre, Sutton Bank National Park Centre and the National Park Office in Helmsley.
Frequent user permit
This is only available for the car parks at Sutton Bank and The Moors National Park Centres. They cost £22.50 a year from the date of issue and you can buy them at the relevant Centre.
These are only available to residents of the National Park and are provided to make it easier to access local services. They are for the car park nearest to your home, so you need to state which car park you want the permit for. They cost £15 per year from the date of issue and are available from the National Park office in Helmsley, The Moors National Park Centre at Danby and Sutton Bank National Park Centre. Thornton le Dale residents permits are also available to purchase from the National Park Village Information point at Wardill Bros. and from Baldersons Cafe.