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Dark Skies at Stump Cross Caverns

Dark Skies at Stump Cross Caverns

Thursday 24th February 2022 from 18:30pm to 21:00pm

Stump Cross Caverns
Greenhow Hill, Harrogate, HG3 5JL

Enjoy a visit to the fabulous Stump Cross Caverns at the heart of the Yorkshire Dales Dark Sky Reserve! The event includes an astronomy presentation ideal for beginners and novices delivered by astronomer Richard Darn, stargazing and observing with telescopes and visiting the caves themselves. There is also the option to compliment your visit with a meal in their restaurant.

This event takes place as part of the Yorkshire Dales Dark Sky Festival 2022.


Event organiser

Yorkshire Dales National Park

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.


Event booking

Please contact Stump Cross Caverns for all enquiries on 01756 752780 or email [email protected]

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.



Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Stump Cross Caverns. View these events on a calendar.

  • Dark Skies at Stump Cross Caverns

    Thursday 24th February 2022 from 18:30pm to 21:00pm

    Stump Cross Caverns, Harrogate, HG3 5JL

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