The Coldstones Cut – Nidderdale

Toft Gate, Nidderdale, HG3 5BJ

Location description

Publicly accessible stargazing location as suggested on the Nidderdale AONB website.


Dark sky discovery site

Designated as a Dark Sky Discovery Site this location is accessible by members of the public and are officially recognised as excellent places to stargaze. Such locations often have free overnight car parking, some have toilet facilities however rarely allow overnight camping.


Tonight's weather forecast

14/12/17
18:00
38%
14/12/17
21:00
-1°
78%
15/12/17
00:00
58%
15/12/17
03:00
5%
Weather forecast for Greenhow Hill (1.21 miles away) updated 14/12/17 at 20:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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Semi-rural
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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at The Coldstones Cut - Nidderdale

This location's rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location.

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When to visit

The best time to visit The Coldstones Cut - Nidderdale can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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