Stargazing in Nidderdale AONB

Find places to stargaze in this region

Wonderfully scenic part of the Yorkshire Dales with rolling countryside and wonderful scenery. The region benefits from excellent dark skies with several public dark sky discovery sites. It is also home to the Lime Tree Observatory located at Grewelthorpe which runs frequent stargazing events. Enjoy starry skies and go stargazing in Nidderdale AONB.

Stargazing locations in Nidderdale AONB

The map below shows places to go stargazing in Nidderdale AONB including observatories, officially recognised dark sky locations and recommended sites. We very much welcome suggestions if you'd like to contact us.

List of stargazing locations in Nidderdale AONB

Lime Tree Observatory

Lime Tree Farm, Grewelthorpe, HG4 3DA

The Bivouac – Nidderdale

High Knowle Farm, Upper Nidderdale, HG4 4JZ

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