This car park location situated half way between Grinton and Redmire high up on the Yorkshire Dales was found by the Go Stargazing team on their way to a stargazing event at Castle Bolton. Excellent horizons all round with no direct sight of any lighting thus an excellent stargazing location.
Weather forecast for Grinton Lodge Youth Hostel (1.3 miles away) updated 30/11/23 at 04:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.
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