Hawes National Park Centre

Hawes National Park Centre

Burtersett Road, Hawes, North Yorkshire, DL8 3NT, Yorkshire and The Humber

The car park at the Dales Countryside Museum, just outside Hawes, benefits from particularly low levels of light pollution and is free to park from 7pm to 6am. The photo of the Milky Way over Buttertubs pass is used with kind permission from Paul Clark.


Hawes National Park Centre is a Go Stargazing Site. The location has been identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good location for stargazing based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and offers a safe place to park.

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Events nearby

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 27th June 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (26.5 miles away)

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  • Keighley Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Thursday 27th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Sun Watch with Eddington Astronomical Society

    Saturday 6th July 2024 from 14:00pm to 16:00pm

    Brewery Arts Centre - Kendal, Kendal, LA9 4HE (22.4 miles away)

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 18th July 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (26.5 miles away)

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  • Sun Watch with Eddington Astronomical Society

    Saturday 20th July 2024 from 14:00pm to 16:00pm

    Brewery Arts Centre - Kendal, Kendal, LA9 4HE (22.4 miles away)

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