Evening Adventure Walk

Evening Adventure Walk

Thursday 22nd February 2024 from 17:00pm to 20:30pm

Clay Bank Car Park - Forestry Commission
Great Broughton, Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS9 7JA

To coincide with the North York Moors National Park “Dark Skies Festival“, come with us on an evening adventure walk to see the Moors at night. Starting from the car park at Clay Bank on the B1257 near Stokesley, we will use the famous Cleveland Way to go over Hasty Bank to the Wainstones. We return through the woods on forest tracks. On Hasty Bank, you can see out over industrial Teesside on one side and the dark, moody moors on the other.

Your evening adventure walk starts late afternoon, just as the sun goes down, and finishes early evening. It is a moderate walk, approximately 6km long, with a height gain of 350m, taking about 3.5 hours. Because the top of Hasty Bank and the Wainstones is open, please come dressed in warm, comfortable clothing. Bring waterproofs (jackets and trousers), along with hats and gloves. The ground can be muddy, so walking boots or wellies are the preferred footwear. Don’t forget a drink and some snacks. We will provide head torches if you need them.

Suitable for children eight years and over. We are dog-friendly, so please bring the pooch! All dogs must be on a lead and used to walk the distance.

This event is part of the <a class=”link” href=”/events/north-york-moors-dark-skies-festival-2024/”>North York Moors Dark Skies Festival 2024</a> which occurs from the 9th of February to the 25th of February.

Please note that this has already taken place on 22/02/2024


Event organiser

North York Moors National Park

North York Moors National Park is organising this event

Please contact North York Moors National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

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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.



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