Grinton to Redmire Dales Road Car Park

Near Grinton, Richmond, DL11 6HS

Location description

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.

Go stargazing site

A place identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good spot to stargaze from. This is based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and having somewhere safe to park. These locations tend to be remote car parks with no facilities.

Tonight's weather forecast

Weather forecast for Grinton Lodge Youth Hostel (1.27 miles away) updated 31/03/20 at 20:01.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Grinton to Redmire Dales Road Car Park

This location's dark site 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.


When to visit

The best time to visit Grinton to Redmire Dales Road Car Park can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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