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Dales Countryside Museum

Dales Countryside Museum

Station Yard, Hawes, 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

  • 25/01/22

    6%
  • 25/01/22

    6%
  • 26/01/22

    6%
  • 26/01/22

    8%

Weather forecast for Hawes (0.2 miles away) updated 25/01/22 at 04:00.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Dales Countryside Museum. View these events on a calendar.

  • Yorkshire Dales Dark Skies Festival 2022

    Friday 18th February 2022 from 18:00pm to Sunday 6th March 2022 23:00pm

    Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, DL8 3NT

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  • Nature’s night-time marvels at Dales Countryside Museum

    Wednesday 23rd February 2022 from 10:00am to 16:00pm

    Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, DL8 3NT

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  • Rocket Making and Solar System Fun at Dales Countryside Museum

    Thursday 24th February 2022 from 10:00am to 16:00pm

    Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, DL8 3NT

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Cherish Glamping

    West Shaw Cote Farm, Low Abbotside, DL8 3JH (2.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

    More info
  • Ingleby Lodge Holidays

    Askrigg, Leyburn, DL8 3JQ (2.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

    More info
  • Butt House Guest House – Keld

    Keld, Thwaite, DL11 6LJ (7.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Old Dairy B&B Swaledale

    Low Row, Richmond, DL11 6PE (8.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Station Inn – Ribblehead

    Ribblehead, Carnforth, LA6 3AS (9.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Wensleydale Experience

    Swinithwaite, Leyburn, DL8 4UH (10.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

    More info