15.02.19

Why Stars Matter Trail (running until 3 March)

Did you know that stars affect you and the forest every day? Follow our ‘Why Stars Matter’ trail to find out how. The trail starts at Dalby Forest Visitor...

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16.02.19

Exhibition: Whitby and the Cosmos: The Search for Dark Matter (running until 20 July)

A unique exhibition to mark the arrival of the Zeplin III Dark Matter Detector at Whitby Museum. The exhibition shows the fascinating work being done at Boulby Underground Laboratory on...

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16.02.19

Dark Skies – Moon

A specially curated exhibition of ‘Moonlight Scenes’by various artists to celebrate the National Park's Dark Skies Festival. Includes a collection of work by Bridget Wilkinson, Brinton Darnell, Patrick Smith and...

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23.02.19

Have-a-go Holidays: Dark Skies

This half term, where better to celebrate the incredible night skies seen in the National Park, than at Sutton Bank, an official Dark Skies Discovery Site. With crafts and activities...

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24.02.19

Forest Night Vision at Cropton

Discover the forest by night

Venture out with the Forest Ranger stalking through the woodland to try and catch a sound or glimpse of wildlife with your night vision equipment...

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24.02.19

Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk

Journey through the narrow streets and alleyways of Bay as you listen to tales of the strange and supernatural mingling with ancient legends, smugglers, shipwrecks, spiritual mysteries and rip roaring...

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25.02.19

Astro Treasure Hunt

Join us on a space themed treasure hunt as we begin our Dark Skies Festival. Use your starry map to locate the clues to claim your ‘out of this world’...

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25.02.19

SOLD OUT Stargazing at Ryedale Folk Musuem

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects that reside far away from Earth within our Milky Way galaxy and even beyond,...

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26.02.19

Planetarium in Dalby Forest

Join the Hidden Horizons Team for an immersive planetarium experience during the Dark Skies Festival. Journey to the planets of our Solar System and see them up close, visit our...

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26.02.19

Moon Making Madness!

Making a moon is utter lunacy, but we’ll be having a go! 50 years ago man first stepped on the moon, today we’ll be recreating that moment in miniature and...

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26.02.19

Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk

Journey through the narrow streets and alleyways of Bay as you listen to tales of the strange and supernatural mingling with ancient legends, smugglers, shipwrecks, spiritual mysteries and rip roaring...

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26.02.19

SOLD OUT Stargazing at Newlands Farm

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects that reside far away from Earth within our Milky Way galaxy and even beyond,...

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27.02.19

Rockets and Aliens!

Have a go at making fantastic rockets you can actually launch! Then design a fabulous alien spaceship to take home....

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27.02.19

Forest Night Vision at Cropton

Discover the forest by night

Venture out with the Forest Ranger stalking through the woodland to try and catch a sound or glimpse of wildlife with your night vision equipment...

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27.02.19

Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk

Journey through the narrow streets and alleyways of Bay as you listen to tales of the strange and supernatural mingling with ancient legends, smugglers, shipwrecks, spiritual mysteries and rip roaring...

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27.02.19

SOLD OUT Night walk at Robin Hood's Bay

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

Experience nature at night, where the moors, woods and valleys feel totally different to the day time.
Meet new people and enjoy the experience without worrying...

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27.02.19

Saving the Dark Film Screening and Star Party

80% of the world’s population live under light polluted skies. What do we lose when we lose sight of the stars? Excessive and improper lighting robs us of our night...

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28.02.19

Moonrock Geocaching

Using one of our GPS units, enjoy a walk searching for space themed clues in hidden boxes along the way. You pay a charge (per family) for the activity plus...

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28.02.19

Dark Skies: A Taste of Smuggling

Step back in time to 18th century Robin Hood’s Bay when smuggling was rife and discover its dangers, hiding places and secret passages. Meet at Robin Hood's Bay Museum at...

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28.02.19

Forest Night Vision at Keldy

Discover the forest by night

Venture out with the Forest Ranger stalking through the woodland to try and catch a sound or glimpse of wildlife with your night vision equipment –...

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28.02.19

Super Stars

Have you ever wanted to take a closer look at the stars? Learn about the constellations, galaxies and planets in this special evening session of stargazing with specialist knowledge from...

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28.02.19

Stargazing at Sutton Bank

Enjoy a guided tour under the dark skies of Sutton Bank with the team from Hidden Horizons. See distant galaxies, nebulae, star clusters and maybe even a planet through a...

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28.02.19

SOLD OUT Night walk at Lastingham

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

Experience nature at night, where the moors, woods and valleys feel totally different to the day time.
Meet new people and enjoy the experience without worrying...

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01.03.19

Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk

Journey through the narrow streets and alleyways of Bay as you listen to tales of the strange and supernatural mingling with ancient legends, smugglers, shipwrecks, spiritual mysteries and rip roaring...

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01.03.19

Night walk at Chop Gate

Experience nature at night, where the moors, woods and valleys feel totally different to the day time.
Meet new people and enjoy the experience without worrying about the navigation, as...

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01.03.19

'Saving the Dark' Film Screening and Star Party

80% of the world’s population live under light polluted skies. What do we lose when we lose sight of the stars? Excessive and improper lighting robs us of our night...

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01.03.19

Fancy a Stargazing Party?

Join Mark Dawson from the Whitby & District Astronomical Society on the front lawn at Fyling Hall School, perfectly placed facing the sea.

Boarding students from the school will also...

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01.03.19

Public Stargazing in Dalby Forest

The Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society will once again be bringing their Public Stargazing event to Dalby Forest. Come and see the stars, planets, nebulae and galaxies under one of...

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02.03.19

SOLD OUT Dalby Dark Run

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

Run like never before under the black skies of Dalby Forest. The 5k route is open to all runners including children over 10 and will be...

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02.03.19

Forest Night Vision at Keldy

Discover the forest by night

Venture out with the Forest Ranger stalking through the woodland to try and catch a sound or glimpse of wildlife with your night vision equipment –...

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02.03.19

Go Ape Night Zip

Have you ever wanted to fly through the night sky? Adrenaline-seekers can experience 200 metres of uninterrupted flight as you plunge into the darkness of Dalby Forest. Don’t worry you’ll...

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02.03.19

Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk

Journey through the narrow streets and alleyways of Bay as you listen to tales of the strange and supernatural mingling with ancient legends, smugglers, shipwrecks, spiritual mysteries and rip roaring...

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02.03.19

Learn how to go walking at night!

Join one of our expert leaders for a fun few hours navigating in the hills, moorlands and woods long after the sun has gone down.

Meeting in the lovely Blacksmith Arms...

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02.03.19

Astronomy, Stars and Supper

Enjoy a 2-course dinner (tea/coffee included) with presentations from renowned astronomer Richard Darn. Learn about Captain Cook’s amazing discoveries and how he observed the transit of Venus in 1769 from...

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02.03.19

Night walk at Lastingham

Experience nature at night, where the moors, woods and valleys feel totally different to the day time.
Meet new people and enjoy the experience without worrying about the navigation, as...

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02.03.19

SOLD OUT Night Time Photography Workshop

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Join local photographer Richard Burdon and learn how to shoot stunning night images of streets, buildings and the stars. The workshop will begin at Whitby...

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02.03.19

Dark Skies at Sutton Bank

Come to Sutton Bank to once again join enthusiastic members of The York Astronomical Society for a night of stargazing. There will be a talk in the cafe followed by...

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02.03.19

Dark Skies at Danby

Come and explore the wonders of the winter night sky with members of the Whitby & District Astronomical Society on hand to guide you around the heavens. If conditions are...

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02.03.19

Night walk at Robin Hood's Bay

Experience nature at night, where the moors, woods and valleys feel totally different to the day time.
Meet new people and enjoy the experience without worrying about the navigation, as...

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03.03.19

Dark Skies: Nocturnal Goings On

A candlelit evening walk exploring the narrow streets and alleys of Staithes, finishing in a local hostelry (Cod and Lobster). On the way, listen to tales of night time activities...

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03.03.19

Forest Night Vision at Cropton

Discover the forest by night

Venture out with the Forest Ranger stalking through the woodland to try and catch a sound or glimpse of wildlife with your night vision equipment...

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