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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

  • 10/08/22

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  • 11/08/22

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  • 11/08/22

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Weather forecast for Castleton (north Yorkshire) (1.7 miles away) updated 10/08/22 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Whitby Regatta 2022 Solar Observing

    Saturday 13th August 2022 from 13:00pm to 16:00pm

    West Cliff - Whitby, Whitby, YO21 3HT (11.1 miles away)

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  • Whitby Regatta 2022 Star Party

    Saturday 13th August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    West Cliff - Whitby, Whitby, YO21 3HT (11.1 miles away)

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  • Whitby Regatta 2022 Solar Observing

    Sunday 14th August 2022 from 13:00pm to 16:00pm

    West Cliff - Whitby, Whitby, YO21 3HT (11.1 miles away)

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  • Whitby Regatta 2022 Star Party

    Sunday 14th August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    West Cliff - Whitby, Whitby, YO21 3HT (11.1 miles away)

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  • Dalby Forest StarFest 2022

    Thursday 18th August 2022 from 12:00pm to Monday 22nd August 2022 12:00pm

    Dalby Forest Adderstone Field, Thornton-le-Dale, YO18 7LT (15.3 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • The Fox & Hounds – Ainthorpe

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

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  • North Shire

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

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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)

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  • High Farm – Beadlam Rigg

    Beadlam Rigg, Pockley, North Yorkshire, YO62 7TG (12.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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