Middlehead Cottages – Stape

Stape, Pickering, YO18 8HY

Location description

Located within North York Moors National Park, Middlehead Cottages offers 5-star accommodation on the edge of a forest. A perfect base to explore the surrounding area and skies above.


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
21°
4%
11/08/20
22:00
17°
14%
12/08/20
01:00
16°
15%
12/08/20
04:00
16°
3%
Weather forecast for Lockton Youth Hostel (3.11 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 Middlehead Cottages - Stape

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 Middlehead Cottages - Stape can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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