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The events listed on this website are in and around the National Park. The events are listed and managed by businesses and other organisations. The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority is not responsible for events unless it is stated that we are the organiser. If you have any queries about events please contact the event organiser directly.

‘A night on the Moon at Stump Cross Caverns’

Stump Cross Caverns Greenhow Hill, Pately Bridge, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Join The Team at Stump Cross Caverns on Thursday 22nd of February 2024 for 🌃 'A night on the Moon at Stump Cross Caverns' Visit Stump Cross Caverns for a fabulous family stargazing event to spy our nearest neighbour through powerful telescopes. Expect to see lofty mountains, deep craters and vast seas of lava! They […]

Stargazing with The Starsmith at The Station Inn!

The Station Inn Ribblehead, Low Sleights Rd, Carnforth, United Kingdom

Join us for a magical evening of stargazing at The Station Inn, Ribblehead! Get ready to be amazed as The Starsmith takes you on a cosmic journey through the solar system, learning what you can see with your eyes, binoculars and telescopes. Then we go deeper into space! There will also be a brief introduction […]


Romantic stay for two, at Stay Lambing Live Cottage

Stay Lambing Live Easegill Cottage, Kirkby Stephen

Enjoy the dark skies from your very own private wood fired hot tub, don't worry if it's cold outside as fluffy dressing gowns and slippers are provided as well as a bottle of champagne and chocolates on arrival. Stay Lambing Live is a luxury cottage located in the Westmorland Dales. There are walks right from […]

***SOLD OUT*** Yoga, Hike, Stars and Live Music

Low Mill Outdoor Centre Low Mill Outdoor Centre, Askrigg

Yoga, Hike, Stars & Live Music 23rd - 25th February 2024 Meet lots of like minded souls Explore the Dales on foot with a local 7km hike taking in ascents, waterfalls & gills Two yoga classes with a local instructor Enjoy delicious home cooked gourmet food A evening with a dark sky expert to guide […]

Experience the Magic of the Night Sky: Dark Sky Event at Grimwith Reservoir

Grimwith Reservoir Harlington Moor Lane, skipton

Get ready to embark on an adventure under the starry night sky! Mark your calendars for Friday, 23rd February, as Access the Dales hosts a special Dark Sky Event, promising an unforgettable experience for all. Explore the Night Sky Join us for a captivating 4-mile walk in the dark, around Grimwith Reservoir near Pately Bridge, […]

Pie at Night at Fairhurst Farm Shop

Fairhursts at Berrys Cafe and Farm Shop Swinithwaite, Leyburn

As part of the Dark Skies Festival 2024, we are delighted to announce an evening star gazing with Martin Whip, the Director of the Lime Tree Observatory, Grewelthorpe, under some of the darkest skies in the UK. Come and enjoy a warming supper of Pie with seasonal vegetables and potatoes followed with a presentation, before […]

Reeth Dark Skies Night Run


Celebrating the Yorkshire Dales Dark Skies festival, join us for a night run in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. Tees-Swale: Naturally Connected and Due North Events bring you a 5 mile fell run, reflective way markers and marshalls on route to help guide you around the course. We will have Run Leaders on route […]

***SOLD OUT*** Dark Skies in the Vale

The Catton Kitchen Catton Hall, Thirsk

Come experience the night sky like never before! As part of the 2024 Dark Skies Festival, the Tees-Swale: Naturally Connected Programme brings the night sky to you and presents an evening of star-gazing and dark sky activities in the Vale of Mowbray. Local astronomers will guide you through the stars, whilst staff from the Yorkshire […]

Dark Skies Festival – Experience the Night Sky with Richard Darn

Dales Countryside Museum Station Yard, Hawes, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED A dark skies presentation and celestial experience of a guide to the night sky with Richard Darn. We’ll go in search of wonders in the night sky as the winter stars give way to those of spring. We will spy distant star clusters and have a fantastic view of […]


***SOLD OUT*** Broughton by Night

Broughton Sanctuary Broughton Sanctuary, Broughton Hall Estate,, Skipton, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Join us for lights out and appreciate our magnificent night skies About this offer Experience the celestial wonders like never before at Broughton Sanctuary. Join us for an enchanting journey through the cosmos in our new event series, "Broughton By Night." Nestled on the outskirts of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, an International Dark Sky […]