Events and experiences



January 2024

Throughout January
AstroDog stargazing events, based at Dalby Forest


The stargazing fun doesn't stop at the end of the Dark Skies Fringe Festival. AstroDog are putting on events throughout the winter months which give you, friends and family the chance to learn more about the night's sky and look through some of the most-powerful telescopes in the area. One of the National Park's highlight activities this winter.  

Check their website for all dates and prices. Booking essential.

February 2024

Don't miss: 9 – 25 February Dark Skies Festival, events across North York Moors and Howardian Hills. 

Events perfect for families, couples and all those wishing to learn more about, and see, our dark skies in the greatest detail.


Throughout February
Constellation Rubbing Trail at Sutton Bank and Danby Lodge National Park Centres 

Explore the grounds and find the constellation rubbing plaques, use your brass rubbing crayon and discover the 10 different constellations.
Drop-in, no booking required, please check visitor centre opening hours.


Get a full list of other events and activities run by the North York Moors National Park and businesses across the area

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