How Stean Gorge
Lofthouse, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 5SF
How Stean Gorge is proud to be hosting the ever-popular Canoeing, Star Gazing and Pizza Nights as part of the Yorkshire Dales Dark Skies Festival.
Ever thought of star gazing in a canoe? Glide into the water and paddle your rafted canoe across Scar House Reservoir under the moon and stars.
Scar House Reservoir is 1 of 3 places in the Nidderdale AONB designated as a Dark Sky Discovery Site.
The Yorkshire Dales National Park has officially been granted the status of an ‘International Dark Sky Reserve’ status, making this area one of the best places to view the skies above.
This event takes place as part of the Yorkshire Dales Dark Skies Festival 2023.
Please note that this has already taken place on 18/02/2023
Yorkshire Dales National Park is organising this event
Please contact Yorkshire Dales National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.
Sat 18th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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