St Nicks

Centre for nature and green living

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Environment Centre October 2018, by L. Outing
Environment Centre in October 2018, by L. Outing

The Nature Reserve is open all year round, just come and wander round. Please see the directions below and follow our visitors’ code on the right.

St Nicks Environment Centre is usually open:

Mondays – Fridays 9am-4pm except bank holidays and during our on-site events except for volunteering ones – please see the event calendar for dates

When the Centre is open, you’re very welcome to come in to look round and use the facilities unless we have a booked event or visit organised by an external organisation which may limit access to the building. If you want to make sure that there is someone available to show you round, please contact us to arrange a guided tour (this option only applies to groups of five or more people).

Approach to the Environment Centre from Rawdon Avenue

Approach to the Environment Centre car park from Rawdon Avenue – go between the pine trees. The Centre gate is by the larch trees (yellow in this picture), up the slope past the far end of the car park.


As of November 2019 St Nicks Environment Centre, Rawdon Avenue has its own new postcode – YO10 3FW, which works for post and should eventually make it easier to find us. It will take some time for this to filter through to Google and other satnav facilities though so for now it may be better to use the old one – YO10 3ST. Please note this postcode places us in the middle of Rawdon Avenue but we are at the very bottom of it – see the picture on the right of what the entrance to our car park looks like.

We encourage all our visitors to come on foot, by bicycle or bus whenever possible. There is a small car park in front of the Environment Centre if it is needed. i-Travel can help you plan your journey without or with a car but these are the basic directions.


This page was last updated 3 Dec 2019