You do not have to be an astrophysicist to enjoy the wonder of a truly dark sky! We believe stars are truly magical and feel very lucky to be located in 1 of just 18 Dark Sky Reserves in the world.
Did you know that in an urban area you may only be able to see approximately 20 stars on a clear night? Out here in The Dales on a clear night you can see over 2000 with the naked eye (yep, no telescope required).
We are very proud to have been accepted as a ‘Dark Sky Friendly’ business and care passionately about reducing light pollution and protecting and promoting our amazing dark skies. We run a series of events for all ages throughout the observation season (October – March) and work closely with the annual Dark Skies Festival which is held across Yorkshire in February and October.
Our superb dark skies are one of the best reasons to visit the Yorkshire Dales, they offer a mind-blowing alternative activity to take part in during the colder months of the year in the UK.