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News Release - Issued by North York Moors National Park Authority

Halloween in the Park

From bats and crafts to forest walks, Halloween promises to be spooktacular.

With half-term approaching why not take some time out to visit the North York Moors and join in some of the spell binding activities on offer. Information on all events and details of how to book can be found at

Sally-Ann Smith, Exhibitions and Events Co-ordinator said: “Autumn is a fantastic time to take a trip to the National Park Centres. There’s plenty to see and do. At the Moors National Park Centre, Danby we have a number of activities suitable for all the family, from craft making and storytelling to dark forest walks and stargazing! And at Sutton Bank National Park Centre we will be holding a family activity weekend from 24-25 October. Both Centres have cafés and gift shops featuring many local products you won’t find on the high street, making it a great day out for everyone.”

Booking is essential, to guarantee a place on the events, call 01439 772738 to book activities such as ‘spooky spiders’, Halloween crafts’ and ‘creatures of the night’.

It’s all spookily good fun!


Media contact
Tel: 01439 772700

Alison Harris, Media and Communications Officer, North York Moors National Park Authority

The North York Moors National Park
The North York Moors is a beautiful landscape of stunning moorland, spectacular coast, ancient woodland and historic sites. It was created on 28 November 1952 and became Britain’s sixth national park.

The North York Moors National Park Authority works with a huge variety of people to care for this beautiful corner of Yorkshire. Nearly 14% of its staff are apprentices from local families.

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The UK’s 15 national parks are hugely popular with the public - in a poll undertaken by the UK Association of National Park Authorities in February 2013, 93 per cent of people felt national parks were areas of national importance. Public spending on national parks in England is less than £1 per person per year. More information on the UK’s national parks can be found at