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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

  • 24/10/21

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  • 25/10/21

    10° 12%
  • 25/10/21

    10° 56%

Weather forecast for Ellingstring Youth Hostel (3.1 miles away) updated 24/10/21 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Keighley Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Thursday 23rd December 2021 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 December 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • A night with Orion at Sutton Bank

    Saturday 8th January 2022 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

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

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  • Night ‘awe-walk’ and stargazing – Byland Abbey & Snever Observatory

    Friday 14th January 2022 from 18:30pm to 21:30pm

    Byland Abbey, Coxwold, YO61 4BD (23.0 miles away)

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  • Magical mystery twilight walk and stargazing

    Sunday 16th January 2022 from 15:30pm to 19:00pm

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

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