This car park gives access to the nearby twin stone towers of Yorke's Folly, featured in Discover Nidderdale's Dark Skies promotion video as an excellent place to stargaze.
This location has been identified as a great site to spot Aurora with relatively low light pollution and clear horizons towards the North.
Recommended stargazing site
This location has been recommended as a great place to stargaze by the local authority, parks provider or property owner. May require payment for access or parking.
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When to stargaze at Yorke's Folly Car Park - Nidderdale
This location's rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.