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The Bivouac - Nidderdale

The Bivouac - Nidderdale

High Knowle Farm, Upper Nidderdale, North Yorkshire, HG4 4JZ

Swinton Bivouac is part of the 20,000 acre Swinton Estate and a rural experience for friends and family. Sited in a beautiful location, it is one of the most picturesque settings in the Yorkshire Dales.

Home to rustic Tree Lodges, built using traditional round wood timber framing techniques, meadow Yurts, the Loft & Snug and the Druid’s Temple, a local historical site and impressive folly constructed during the late 1800’s.

As you walk through the woodland there are breath-taking views over the moorland and valley below.


Stay & gaze - this location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks. If you visit and find that the location is not dark sky friendly please let us know!

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Weather forecast

  • 22/05/22

    15° 33%
  • 22/05/22

    12° 2%
  • 23/05/22

    10° 1%
  • 23/05/22

    10° 1%

Weather forecast for Ellingstring Youth Hostel (3.1 miles away) updated 22/05/22 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Keighley Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Thursday 23rd June 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Steeton Methodist Church Hall, Keighley, BD20 6PD (23.2 miles away)

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  • Harrogate Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 30th June 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Green Hut Community Centre - Harlow Hill, Harrogate, HG2 0AS (17.0 miles away)

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  • Green Space Dark Skies – North York Moors National Park (CANCELLED)

    Friday 1st July 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Sutton Bank Visitor Centre, Near Thirsk, YO7 2EH (21.2 miles away)

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  • Bradford Astronomical Society lecture evening

    Monday 4th July 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Idle & Thackley Conservative Club, Idle, BD10 8QB (25.3 miles away)

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  • Bradford Astronomical Society lecture evening

    Monday 18th July 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Idle & Thackley Conservative Club, Idle, BD10 8QB (25.3 miles away)

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