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
Visitors urged not to visit daffodil hotspot to protect community
Last weekend saw a surge in visitors heading to one of the North York Moors National Park’s most popular destinations at this time of year - Farndale, but to help protect everyone, the National Park Authority is urging people to follow government advice and avoid all nonessential travel.
Published: 26 Mar 2020
COVID-19: Latest update from the North York Moors National Park Authority
The North York Moors National Park Authority has released the following statement in response to COVID-19.
Published: 23 Mar 2020
‘The threat to our seas is now’ – key message behind new art exhibition
With a shared concern towards the impact of pollution on our oceans’ health, a group of artists will be taking part in a new exhibition at the Inspired by… gallery near Danby to reflect the emotional experience of seascapes and how left objects can be recycled into art.
Published: 12 Mar 2020
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