Yorke’s Folly Car Park – Nidderdale

Nought Bank Road, Bewerley, HG3 5JA

Location description

This car park gives access to the nearby twin stone towers of Yorke's Folly, featured in Discover Nidderdale's Dark Skies promotion video as an excellent place to stargaze.


Aurora viewpoint

This location has been identified as a great site to spot Aurora with relatively low light pollution and clear horizons towards the North.


Recommended stargazing site

This location has been recommended as a great place to stargaze by the local authority, parks provider or property owner. May require payment for access or parking.


Tonight's weather forecast

25/05/17
19:00
23°
0%
26/05/17
04:00
13°
1%
Weather forecast for Pateley Bridge (1.16 miles away) updated 25/05/17 at 06:00.

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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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Yorke's Folly Car Park - 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 Yorke's Folly Car Park - Nidderdale can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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