Stars in the sky

We're teaming up with Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society to gaze at stars and planets, marking the North York Moors National Park’s Dark Skies Festival.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

Lack of light pollution makes the Yorkshire Coast the perfect spot to get to know the night sky. Expert astronomers will offer top tips on finding your way around the constellations.

The basics

Booking details
Call 01723 870 423
Booking line open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm. If no answer please leave a message, we’ll call back.
Suitability
Suitable for children aged 6 and over. Must be accompanied by an adult.
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet at Ravenscar Visitor Centre, YO13 0NE, signposted from A171 between Whitby and Scarborough. Free roadside parking.
What to bring and wear
Wrap up warm and bring a torch - red or red filtered if possible please, to reduce interference with night vision.
Other
Part of this event takes place indoors with limited space available, so please leave dogs at home this time.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
22 February 2019 19:30 - 21:30 Available

Contact Info

Name
Zoe Frank
Email
zoe.frank@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01723 870423

Upcoming events

Stars in the sky

Fri 22 Feb 2019
19:30-21:30
We're teaming up with Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society to gaze at stars and planets, marking the North York Moors National Park’s Dark Skies Festival.

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Thu 07 Mar 2019
10:00-14:00
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Tue 16 Apr 2019
10:00-12:00
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10:00-16:00
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10:00-16:00
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