The North York Moors National Park welcomes responsible visitors
The North York Moors National Park Authority is delighted that from Monday 29 March it can once again welcome people to experience its cherished landscapes. However, it is reminding all those that choose to visit the area to act responsibly and with great consideration for the wildlife and communities who live there.
Published: 24 Mar 2021
National Parks’ plan to include a virtual element in future Dark Skies Festivals after lockdown event proves big hit
Lockdown may have put paid to the usual format of the popular annual Dark Skies Festival in February but going virtual with many of the events proved to be such a huge hit with people that online sessions will feature in future festivals.
Published: 15 Mar 2021
Every opinion matters: National Park seeks your views on the future of the North York Moors
The North York Moors National Park Authority is asking people to ‘be bold’, as it opens up the opportunity for members of the public to share their own opinions about the future of this extraordinary area. The viewpoints gathered will establish a ‘shared vision’, which will sit at the very heart of the National Park’s new Management Plan.
Published: 24 Feb 2021
North York Moors National Park seeks artist for 10-month dark skies commission
The North York Moors National Park is seeking an innovative UK artist to produce a body of work that reflects the importance of our dark skies and the negative impact of artificial light pollution on the natural world as well as humans’ own wellbeing.
Published: 04 Feb 2021
Register now to venture into space or discover nocturnal wildlife wonders
Whether it’s discovering how bats use echoes to find their prey; posing questions to an astronomer while watching live pictures of the moon; or being amazed at an astronaut’s life during a space mission, this year’s Virtual Dark Skies Festival promises a bumper programme of discovery and entertainment for people of all ages.
Published: 22 Jan 2021
National Park seeks new Member
The search is on for a new colleague to join the North York Moors National Park’s team of Members – an influential group of people who play a major role in shaping the direction of the Authority.
Published: 21 Jan 2021
February’s Dark Skies Festival goes virtual
The wonders of the night sky will be brought into the nation’s living rooms during this half term (12-28 February) courtesy of a virtual Dark Skies Festival programme created by the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks together with Go Stargazing.
Published: 11 Jan 2021
National Park secures woodland funding to help green recovery
The North York Moors National Park is set to have large areas of its woodland restored and conserved, thanks to a grant of over £160,000 from the government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund.
Published: 10 Dec 2020
Dark Sky Reserve Success for National Parks
The Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks have been designated International Dark Sky Reserves, joining an exclusive global family of Dark Sky Places.
Published: 08 Dec 2020
Countdown to Christmas in the North York Moors National Park
Following the easing of national Covid-19 restrictions, the Moors National Park Centre in Danby and the Sutton Bank National Park Centre are delighted to be opening their doors again just in time for an extra special yuletide experience.
Published: 03 Dec 2020
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