Firs Farm Bed & Breakfast

Healey, Ripon, HG4 4LH

Location description

This traditional, early 19th Century grade II listed farmhouse is set within the peaceful Nidderdale with unspoilt views across the valley to be enjoyed during the day time and fabulous dark starry skies above by night. Located within easy travel distance to the wonderful Lime Tree Observatory.


Stay & gaze

This location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks.


Tonight's weather forecast

11/08/20
19:00
23°
1%
11/08/20
22:00
18°
4%
12/08/20
01:00
17°
15%
12/08/20
04:00
16°
18%
Weather forecast for Ellingstring Youth Hostel (1.91 miles away) updated 11/08/20 at 04:01.

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 Firs Farm Bed & Breakfast

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.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Firs Farm Bed & Breakfast can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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