Malham Tarn Estate – National Trust

Waterhouses, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 9PT

Location description

Maltham Tarn Estate is a National Trust property set in a popular beauty spot within the Yorkshire Dales. It's remoteness from towns and cities mean the skies above are really dark around new moon periods.

Location event organiser

National Trust organises stargazing events at this location.

Private venue

Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.

Tonight's weather forecast

Weather forecast for Malham Tarn (0.30 miles away) updated 25/04/19 at 20:00.

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 Malham Tarn Estate - National Trust

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.

Forthcoming events at this location

A Beginners Night Sky in Malham Village

Saturday 26th October 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

A Beginners Night Sky in Malham Village

Saturday 23rd November 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm


When to visit

The best time to visit Malham Tarn Estate - National Trust can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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