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

  • Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society Meeting

    Thursday 11th July 2024 from 19:45pm to 22:00pm

    St John's Church Hall - Mexborough, Mexborough, S64 0ER

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  • Brough Observatory informal open evening

    Friday 12th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Brough Observatory, Brough, HU15 1BB

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  • Rosse Observatory public open evening

    Friday 12th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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  • Solar Sunday with Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society

    Sunday 14th July 2024 from 11:00am to 15:00pm

    J.A. Jones Hoober Observatory, Wentworth, S62 7SH

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  • Solar Sunday with Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society

    Sunday 14th July 2024 from 11:00am to 15:00pm

    RSPB Dearne Valley - Old Moor, Barnsley, S73 0YF

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  • Huddersfield Astronomical Society meeting and observing

    Tuesday 16th July 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Lockwood Park Bowling Pavilion, Huddersfield, HD4 6EN

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  • Wakefield & District Astronomical Society meeting

    Tuesday 16th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Wakefield Sports Club, Wakefield, WF1 3RR

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  • Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society Meeting

    Thursday 18th July 2024 from 19:45pm to 22:00pm

    St John's Church Hall - Mexborough, Mexborough, S64 0ER

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  • Brough Observatory informal open evening

    Friday 19th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Brough Observatory, Brough, HU15 1BB

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  • Rosse Observatory public open evening

    Friday 19th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

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Stargazing locations in Yorkshire and The Humber

  • Astrocampus – University of York

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

    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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  • Brimham Rocks Viewpoint

    Brimham Rocks Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 4DW

    Recommended Stargazing Site

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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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  • Byland Abbey Car Park

    Byland, Coxwold, North Yorkshire, YO61 4BD, Yorkshire and The Humber

    Go Stargazing Site

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Stargazing accommodation in Yorkshire and The Humber

  • Ashes Farm Bed & Breakfast, Holiday Cottage and Lodges

    Selside, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 0JB

    Stay & Gaze

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  • 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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  • Camp Katur Glamping

    The Camp Hill Estate, Kirklington, North Yorkshire, DL8 2LS

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Carlton Grange – Helmsley

    Carlton, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5HH

    Stay & Gaze

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