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

February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Grimwith Reservoir at night with a twinkling glow from the stars above

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, where we hope to witness the beauty of countless stars twinkling above. This family-friendly event is designed to be inclusive, welcoming individuals of all abilities, including those using powered all-terrain wheelchairs.
Event Details
Date: Friday, 23rd February
Location: Grimwith Reservoir, near Pately Bridge
Arrival Time: 5:00 PM
Venue: Yacht Club
Walk Start Time: 6:00 PM
What to Expect
Upon arrival at the Yacht Club at 5:00 PM, you’ll be greeted with hot drinks and cakes, setting the perfect tone for the evening ahead. The walk, led by none other than Jonathan Smith, our esteemed mountain leader and the owner of Where2walk, alongside our founder, Debbie North, promises to be an illuminating journey through the night.
Enjoy a Scrumptious Supper
After approximately one and a half hours of exploration and stargazing, we’ll reconvene for a well-deserved supper. Indulge in piping hot jacket potatoes with a variety of mouthwatering fillings, followed by a choice of delectable puddings and comforting hot drinks.
What to Bring
As we walk around the reservoir, it’s essential to come prepared. Be sure to dress warmly, as the area can be quite exposed, and don’t forget to bring along a trusty torch to light your way through the night.
Join Us Under the Stars
Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to immerse yourself in the magic of the night sky and connect with nature in a truly unique setting. Whether you’re a seasoned stargazer or simply looking for a memorable outdoor experience with loved ones, our Dark Sky Event promises to be an evening filled with wonder and adventure.


Grimwith Reservoir
Harlington Moor Lane
skipton, BD23 5EE
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