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
New Fringe Festival for all-things dark skies this October half-term
Moonlight meanders, Mars watching, Halloween hikes, stargazing and night trail runs are all being lined up for the North York Moors National Park’s first ever Dark Skies Fringe event this October half term.
Published: 07 Oct 2020
New all-weather cycling tracks at Sutton Bank in the North York Moors National Park
Family cyclists and mountain bikers can now enjoy two new purpose-built all-weather cycling tracks in the North York Moors National Park.
Published: 05 Oct 2020
Award-winning artist returns to National Park gallery
Ian McCulley, winner of the first ever North York Moors National Park Art Award in 2019, returns to the Inspired by... gallery this autumn to showcase a vibrant selection of his landscapes. The exhibition, on display from Saturday 10 October, includes Ian's prize-winning painting, along with more recent paintings from the same series of work.
Published: 30 Sep 2020
Cultural heritage project strives to save precious wildlife memories before they are lost
Researchers at Teesside University are working alongside staff from the North York Moors National Park Authority to collect the treasured memories of the landscape and wildlife of the western Rye catchment area before they are lost forever.
Published: 22 Sep 2020
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