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Stargazing in Yorkshire and The Humber

The Yorkshire and Humber offer a wide variety of stargazing destinations at some of the best dark sky locations in the UK.

The region is home to the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors Dark Sky Reserves, collectively one of the most significant dark sky areas in Europe. A stargazer’s paradise!



Stargazing events in Yorkshire and The Humber

  • Bradford Astronomical Society lecture evening

    Monday 15th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Idle & Thackley Conservative Club, Idle, BD10 8QB

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  • Huddersfield Astronomical Society meeting and observing

    Tuesday 16th August 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Lockwood Park Bowling Pavilion, Huddersfield, HD4 6EN

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  • Dalby Forest StarFest 2022

    Thursday 18th August 2022 from 12:00pm to Monday 22nd August 2022 12:00pm

    Dalby Forest Adderstone Field, Thornton-le-Dale, YO18 7LT

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  • Wakefield & District Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 18th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Henry Boons, Wakefield, WF2 9SR

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  • Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society Meeting

    Thursday 18th August 2022 from 19:45pm to 22:00pm

    Swinton Bottom Club, Swinton, S64 8AU

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  • Brough Observatory informal open evening

    Friday 19th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Brough Observatory, Brough, HU15 1BB

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  • Beacon Hill Observatory open afternoon and solar viewing

    Sunday 21st August 2022 from 14:00pm to 16:00pm

    Beacon Hill Observatory, Cleethorpes, DN35

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  • Brough Astronomy Club meeting

    Monday 22nd August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Brough Observatory, Brough, HU15 1BB

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  • Sheffield Astronomical Society Beginner’s Evening

    Tuesday 23rd August 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    The Ranmoor Parish Centre, Sheffield, S10 3GX

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  • Leeds Astronomical Society informal meeting

    Wednesday 24th August 2022 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

    Quaker Meeting House - Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9DX

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Stargazing locations in Yorkshire and The Humber

  • Astrocampus – University of York

    Heslington West Campus, York, North Yorkshire, YO10 5DD

    Observatory

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  • Beacon Hill Observatory

    Montgomery Road, Cleethorpes, South Humberside, DN35

    Astronomical Society, Observatory

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  • Blakey Ridge Car Park

    Blakey Bank, Church Houses, North Yorkshire, YO62 7LQ

    Aurora Viewpoint, Go Stargazing Site

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  • Boggle Hole Car Park

    Mill Bank, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4UQ

    Go Stargazing Site

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  • Brian Joynes Observatory

    Austerfield Field Study Centre, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN10 6RG

    Astronomical Society, Observatory

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  • Brough Observatory

    Prescott Avenue, Brough, North Humberside, HU15 1BB

    Astronomical Society, Observatory

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  • Bruce Observatory – Whitby School

    Prospect Hill, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1LA

    Astronomical Society, Observatory

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  • Buckden National Park

    Dalegarth, Buckden, North Yorkshire, BD23 5JU

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Chop Gate Village Hall Car Park

    Chop Gate, Great Broughton, Cleveland, TS9 7JW

    Recommended Stargazing Site

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  • Clay Bank Car Park – Forestry Commission

    Great Broughton, Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS9 7JA

    Go Stargazing Site

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Stargazing accommodation in Yorkshire and The Humber

  • Broadrake Bunkbarn & Workshops

    Chapel-le-Dale, Ingleton, Lancashire, LA6 3AX, Yorkshire and The Humber

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Butt House Guest House – Keld

    Keld, Thwaite, North Yorkshire, DL11 6LJ

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Carlton Grange – Helmsley

    Carlton, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5HH

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Carlton Lodge – Helmsley

    53 Bondgate, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5EY

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Carr House Farm Bed and Breakfast – Ampleforth

    Ampleforth, York, North Yorkshire, YO62 4ED

    Stay & Gaze

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