Station Road, Askrigg, DL3 8HA
Join astronomer Richard Darn at Low Mill Askrigg for stunning views of the night sky in the heart of the Dales. As part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park #DarkSkyFestival we'll take you on a magical tour using powerful telescopes to spy distant galaxies, sparkling star clusters and fabulous double stars.
Plus we'll keep eyes peeled for shooting stars. There will also be colourful talks to set the scene and we'll let you handle four billion year old space rocks. Goes ahead in all weather. Suitable for adults and children over six years old. Bring warm clothing, stout footwear, torch and (if have them) binoculars. 7pm start. Warm refreshments and soup will be available and included in the ticket price.
- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.
- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting
This event is being organised by Yorkshire Dales National Park who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!
Please contact the venue for all booking enquiries.
Location light pollution
Location darkness on Tuesday 18th February 2020
The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Low Mill Outdoor Centre on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.