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33. Danby (8) The Moors Centre of the North York Moors National Park

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The Moors National Park Centre is a historic visitor centre, set in an idyllic spot on the banks of the River Esk, near Danby with lots for all the family to enjoy both inside exhibitions, play area, cafe and outside a great play area for children and several woodland walks.

The main building includes the tourist information displays, a cafe and an art gallery of work by local artists.

In the foreground is the stump of a great Copper Beech tree pictured below that was unfortunately cut down!

 

The Danby Moors Centre was once a shooting Lodge.

 

Three more beautiful wooden animal sculptures have now appeared in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park Centre, Danby

fish, bird of prey, squirrel, lovely animal sculptures in wood

 

otter chasing fishes

 

deer and owl

 

The main "Inspired by ... art gallery" room in the Moors Centre, Danby.

 

A pair of otters by the willow sculptor Emma Stothard.

 

The children's play area and various wood sculptures.

 

Even if the weather is a bit damp there is lots for children by of exhibitions and play areas.


The Danby Moors Centre "Inspired by ..." art gallery, many excellent exhibitions through the year.

 the "PAST and PRESENT" Art Exhibition

in the gallery of The Moors National Park Centre, Danby

from Sunday 12th February to Monday March 13th 2017

The exhibition is to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the "Inspired by ... Gallery" at Danby by many artists who are long standing friends of the gallery including William Tillyer, Len Tabner, Peter Hicks, John Freeman, Joe Cornish and glassmakers Gillies Jones and work by Norman Ackroyd CBE RA. Its a really good selection of paintings and other art and craft exhibits, well worth a visit and all free to view!

 


 

An exhibition in 2017 by artists inspired by the ironstone and steel making industries in Cleveland and North Yorkshire including photographs by Ian Macdonald.


 

Also in 2017, an exhibition at the Danby Moors Centre gallery including some wonderful animal images by the artist Maggie Moore


 

Danby Lodge, one of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park Centres

St Hilda's Church, Danby Dale

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Danby Lodge, one of the North York Moors National Park Centres, has a good tearoom-cafe and plenty of space and woods for children to play in and a good picnic area too. There is much good walking in nearby Danby Dale .

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