Danby Lodge National Park Centre

Danby Lodge National Park Centre

Lodge Lane, Danby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2NB

Danby Lodge National Park Centre is a recognised Dark Sky Discovery Site, a perfect location for public members to enjoy incredible views of the nighttime skies over the North York Moors Dark Sky Reserve. In addition, the national park and local astronomy clubs frequently use the venue for stargazing events, especially during dark skies festivals, and is earmarked as a possible location for a purpose-built observatory.


Danby Lodge National Park Centre 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.

Location events organiser

North York Moors National Park

North York Moors National Park organises events at this location

Please contact North York Moors National Park directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 14/06/24

    15° 4%
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    10° 1%
  • 15/06/24

    8%
  • 15/06/24

    10%

Weather forecast for Castleton (north Yorkshire) (1.7 miles away) updated 14/06/24 at 20:01.




Events nearby

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  • Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 21st June 2024 from 19:45pm to 21:30pm

    East Ayton Village Hall, East Ayton, YO13 9HY (22.4 miles away)

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  • Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 19th July 2024 from 19:45pm to 21:30pm

    East Ayton Village Hall, East Ayton, YO13 9HY (22.4 miles away)

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  • 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 (15.3 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Camp Katur

    Saturday 12th October 2024 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

    Camp Katur Glamping, Kirklington, DL8 2LS (29.7 miles away)

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  • Dark Skies Experience at Sutton Bank

    Friday 25th October 2024 from 18:45pm to 21:45pm

    Sutton Bank Star Hub, Thirsk, YO7 2EX (20.0 miles away)

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