Wensleydale Ice Cream Parlour
Thornton Rust, Leyburn, DL8 3AS
Join experienced astronomers from Go Stargazing and explore the wonders of the dark skies above this fantastic location in mid-Wensleydale. Event includes an introduction to astronomy presentation and observing through large telescopes (weather permitting). There will be indoor activities in the event of adverse weather.
Tickets are £6, including refreshments with a dark skies theme, use of our warming log burner and the opportunity to ask questions of our astronomer to learn more about the universe. For all ages – family discount available.
This event is taking place as part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Dark Skies Festival 2020 which runs from the 7th February to 23rd February 2020.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 20/02/2020
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.
Thu 20th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.