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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

  • 16/08/22

    14° 42%
  • 16/08/22

    12° 16%
  • 17/08/22

    12° 15%
  • 17/08/22

    11° 11%

Weather forecast for Ellingstring Youth Hostel (3.1 miles away) updated 16/08/22 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Bradford Astronomical Society lecture evening

    Monday 10th October 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Reeth Informal Astronomy Group meeting & observing

    Thursday 13th October 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Fremington Sunday School, Reeth, DL11 6AR (15.1 miles away)

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  • Saturn and Jupiter Night at Sutton Bank

    Saturday 15th October 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Sutton Bank Star Hub, Thirsk, YO7 2EX (21.1 miles away)

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  • North Pennines Stargazing Festival 2022 Starcamp

    Friday 21st October 2022 from 17:00pm to Sunday 23rd October 2022 12:00pm

    Doe Park Caravan Site, Barnard Castle, DL12 9UQ (28.2 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Plotters Forest & Raby Castle

    Sunday 23rd October 2022 from 18:30pm to 20:30pm

    Raby Castle, Barnard Castle, DL2 3AH (27.0 miles away)

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