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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

  • 09/08/22

    22° 4%
  • 09/08/22

    16° 3%
  • 10/08/22

    12° 0%
  • 10/08/22

    12° 0%

Weather forecast for Hawes (0.2 miles away) updated 09/08/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Reeth Informal Astronomy Group meeting & observing

    Thursday 11th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Fremington Sunday School, Reeth, DL11 6AR (11.8 miles away)

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  • Solar Observing with Lancaster and Morecambe Astronomical Society

    Sunday 21st August 2022 from 11:00am to 16:00pm

    Williamson Park - Lancaster, Lancaster, LA1 1UX (29.8 miles away)

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  • Keighley Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Thursday 25th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Milky Way Photography Night at High Force

    Friday 26th August 2022 from 21:45pm to 23:15pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (24.1 miles away)

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  • Smart Telescope Astrophotography

    Friday 26th August 2022 from 21:45pm to 23:45pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (24.1 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Cherish Glamping

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Ingleby Lodge Holidays

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Greenlands Bed and Breakfast – Keld

    Angram Lane, Keld, North Yorkshire, DL11 6DY (6.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Butt House Guest House – Keld

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Yore Mill Starfall Apartment – Aysgarth

    Church Bank, Aysgarth, North Yorkshire, DL8 3SR (8.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Old Dairy B&B Swaledale

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

    Stay & Gaze

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