Dalby Forest Courtyard

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

Location description

Set at the heart of Dalby Forest the courtyard complex benefits from fantastic dark skies and is an ideal location to explore the heavens above — a frequent stargazing venue for Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society and Hidden Horizons.


Private venue

Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.


Tonight's weather forecast

06/06/20
19:00
11°
38%
06/06/20
22:00
9%
07/06/20
01:00
17%
07/06/20
04:00
60%
Weather forecast for Dalby Forest (0.20 miles away) updated 05/06/20 at 20:01.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Dalby Forest Courtyard

This location's rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 43 events with the last one being on 30th April 2020 organised by Hidden Horizons.

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When to visit

The best time to visit Dalby Forest Courtyard can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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