Dales Countryside Museum

Dales Countryside Museum

Station Yard, Hawes, North Yorkshire, DL8 3NT

Museum car park at Hawes accessible free of charge between 7pm and 6am (even if signage states otherwise), drive down to the bottom end of the car park away from the building for the best sky views.


Dales Countryside Museum is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Weather forecast

  • 24/05/24

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  • 24/05/24

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  • 25/05/24

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  • 25/05/24

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Weather forecast for Hawes (0.2 miles away) updated 24/05/24 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 20th June 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (26.5 miles away)

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  • Keighley Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Thursday 27th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Steeton Methodist Church Hall, Keighley, BD20 6PD (29.8 miles away)

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 18th July 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (26.5 miles away)

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  • Eddington Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 1st August 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Kendal Museum, Kendal, LA9 6BT (22.2 miles away)

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 15th August 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (26.5 miles away)

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  • Scalegill Foot

    Dent, Sedburgh, Cumbria, LA10 5RN (7.0 miles away)

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