The Moors National Park Centre

The Moors National Park Centre

Danby, Near Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2NB

Car Park in the grounds of the visitor centre free of charge for evening stargazing.


The Moors National Park Centre is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Weather forecast

  • 24/05/24

    13° 6%
  • 24/05/24

    10° 3%
  • 25/05/24

    1%
  • 25/05/24

    4%

Weather forecast for Castleton (north Yorkshire) (1.7 miles away) updated 24/05/24 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Summer Stargazing in Dalby Forest with Astro Dog

    Friday 24th May 2024 from 23:00pm to Saturday 25th May 2024 01:00am

    Dalby Forest Courtyard, Thornton-le-Dale, YO18 7LT (15.6 miles away)

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  • Summer Stargazing in Dalby Forest with Astro Dog

    Saturday 25th May 2024 from 23:00pm to Sunday 26th May 2024 01:00am

    Dalby Forest Courtyard, Thornton-le-Dale, YO18 7LT (15.6 miles away)

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  • Family star show at Wynyard Planetarium and Observatory

    Friday 31st May 2024 from 18:45pm to 20:30pm

    Wynyard Planetarium & Observatory, Stockton-on-Tees, TS21 3JG (21.8 miles away)

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  • Cleveland and Darlington Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 14th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Wynyard Planetarium & Observatory, Stockton-on-Tees, TS21 3JG (21.8 miles away)

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  • Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 21st June 2024 from 19:45pm to 21:30pm

    East Ayton Village Hall, East Ayton, YO13 9HY (22.4 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • The Fox & Hounds – Ainthorpe

    45 Brook Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2LD (0.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • North Shire

    Liverton, Saltburn by the Sea, Cleveland, TS13 4TJ (2.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Cropton Cabins Holiday Park

    Cropton, Wrelton, North Yorkshire, YO18 8ES (10.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Middlehead Cottages – Stape

    Stape, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8HY (11.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Rawcliffe House Farm

    Stape, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8JA (11.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Coast and Camplight

    Low Rigg Farm, Stainsacre, North Yorkshire, YO22 4LP (12.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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