Swinsty and Fewston Reservoir Car Park

Swinsty and Fewston Reservoir Car Park

Fewston, Otley, North Yorkshire, HG3 1ST

Publicly accessible stargazing location as suggested on the Nidderdale AONB website.


Swinsty and Fewston Reservoir Car Park 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

  • 23/07/24

    20° 5%
  • 23/07/24

    15° 0%
  • 24/07/24

    13° 0%
  • 24/07/24

    12° 1%

Weather forecast for Tang (3.9 miles away) updated 23/07/24 at 20:01.




Events nearby

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  • Leeds Astronomical Society informal meeting

    Wednesday 24th July 2024 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

    Quaker Meeting House - Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9DX (13.4 miles away)

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  • West Yorkshire Astronomical Society Young Astronomers Club (Special location!)

    Friday 26th July 2024 from 18:30pm to 20:30pm

    Pontefract Methodist Church, Pontefract, WF8 1NB (25.9 miles away)

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  • The Astronomy Centre Public Open Evenings

    Saturday 27th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 23:00pm

    The Astronomy Centre, Near Todmorden, OL14 7HP (25.7 miles away)

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  • The Astronomy Centre Public Open Evenings

    Saturday 3rd August 2024 from 19:30pm to 23:00pm

    The Astronomy Centre, Near Todmorden, OL14 7HP (25.7 miles away)

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  • Bradford Astronomical Society lecture evening

    Monday 5th August 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Idle & Thackley Conservative Club, Idle, BD10 8QB (9.8 miles away)

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