Dalby Forest Adderstone Field

Dalby Forest Adderstone Field

Dalby, Thornton-le-Dale, Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

Adderstone Field, set in the heart of the Great Dalby Forest, is a fantastic dark sky site, as evidence the photo by Emma Richardson! The Milky Way is readily visible from this venue with the glow from nearby Scarborough mostly hidden behind the trees. This location is the home of the annual StarFest public stargazing event, organised by Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society.


Dalby Forest Adderstone Field is a private location and is only accessible out of normal hours for stargazing by prior arrangement or when public events are scheduled.

Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Lockton Youth Hostel (2.1 miles away) updated 22/06/24 at 20:00.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Dalby Forest Adderstone Field. View these events on our calendar, add them to your calendar or Google Calendar.

  • Dalby Forest StarFest 2024

    Friday 9th August 2024 from 12:00pm to Monday 12th August 2024 12:00pm

    Dalby Forest Adderstone Field, Thornton-le-Dale, YO18 7LT

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