Stargazing in Yorkshire and The Humber

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Stargazing locations in Yorkshire and The Humber

The map below shows places to go stargazing in Yorkshire and The Humber 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 Yorkshire and The Humber

Astrocampus – University of York

Heslington West Campus, York, YO10 5DD

Blakey Ridge Car Park

Blakey Bank, Church Houses, YO62 7LQ

Brian Joynes Observatory

Austerfield Field Study Centre, Doncaster, DN10 6RG

Brough Observatory

Prescott Avenue, Brough, HU15 1BB

Bruce Observatory – Whitby School

Prospect Hill, Whitby, YO21 1LA

Buckden National Park

Dalegarth, Buckden, BD23 5JU

Clay Bank Car Park – Forestry Commission

Great Broughton, Middlesbrough, TS9 7JA

Cod Beck Reservoir Car Park

Whorlton, Northallerton, DL6 3AL

Dalby Forest Visitor Centre

Dalby Forest, Thornton-le-Dale, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

Hawes National Park Centre

Butterset Road, Hawes, DL8 3NT, Yorkshire and The Humber

J.A. Jones Hoober Observatory

Lee Brook Lane, Wentworth, S62 7SH

Lime Tree Observatory

Lime Tree Farm, Grewelthorpe, HG4 3DA

Malham Car Park

Malham, Skipton, BD23 4DA

Ribblehead Viaduct Car Park

Far Gearstones, Carnforth, LA6 3AS

Rosedale Chimney Bank

Rosedale Abbey, Pickering, YO18 8SE

Rosse Observatory

Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

Scar House Reservoir – Nidderdale

Scar House Reservoir, Upper Nidderdale

Staxton Hill Car Park

Willerby, Scarborough, YO12 4TD

Sutton Bank Visitor Centre

Sutton Bank, Near Thirsk, YO7 2EH

Tan Hill Inn

Reeth, Richmond, DL11 6ED

The Bivouac – Nidderdale

High Knowle Farm, Upper Nidderdale, HG4 4JZ

Wharram Percy Car Park

Wharram le Street, Malton, YO17 9TD

York Observatory

Museum Gardens, York, YO1 7FR

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