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The Bivouac - Nidderdale

The Bivouac - Nidderdale

High Knowle Farm, Upper Nidderdale, 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

  • 28/10/21

    13° 95%
  • 28/10/21

    13° 96%
  • 29/10/21

    12° 95%
  • 29/10/21

    11° 88%

Weather forecast for Ellingstring Youth Hostel (3.1 miles away) updated 28/10/21 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Bradford Astronomical Society lecture evening

    Monday 15th November 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Night ‘awe-walk’ and stargazing – Kilburn

    Thursday 18th November 2021 from 18:30pm to 21:30pm

    Kilburn White Horse Car Park, Kilburn, YO61 4AN (20.9 miles away)

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  • Magical mystery twilight walk and stargazing

    Sunday 21st November 2021 from 15:30pm to 19:00pm

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

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  • Keighley Astronomical Society Meeting

    Thursday 25th November 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Harrogate Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 25th November 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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