Friday, 15.02.19 to Monday, 04.03.19

Romantic Stargazing weekend stays.

Dark skies romantic w/e breaks We are offering 3 night week end stays at our luxury cottage in the Westmorland Dales. View the amazing constellations from our brand new wood-fired hot tub, champagne, chocolates and fresh flowers on arrival. Special Price £425 Available dates: Fri 15th Feb Fri 22nd Feb Fri 1st March  

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Saturday, 23.02.19 to Sunday, 24.02.19

Dark Skies – Open room for Dark Skies Crafts

Our craft room will be open for the children to come along and create beautiful Dark Skies crafts, art work and master pieces. Included in museum admission.

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Sunday, 24.02.19

**The Dark Skies Festival comes to The Garden Rooms**

**The Dark Skies Festival comes to The Garden Rooms!** Experience a Planetarium virtual tour of the night sky on 24th February 2019. Tickets are £5 for both adults and children (children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult). With two different sessions available – ‘We Are Aliens; The Search for Extra Terrestrial Life’ and …

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Monday, 25.02.19

Dark Skies – arts and crafts

Drop in to the Dales Countryside museum and our Visitor Centres over the Dark Skies festival and join in our arts and craft activities.  Activities will be taking place through out the day, so just pop in at a time to suit you, stay for half an hour or all day. Monday 25th February – Malham Visitor …

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Tuesday, 26.02.19

Dark Skies – arts and crafts

Drop in to the Dales Countryside Museum and our Visitor Centres over the Dark Skies festival and join in our arts and craft activities.  Activities will be taking place through out the day, so just pop in at a time to suit you, stay for half an hour or all day. Monday 25th February – Malham Visitor …

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Tuesday, 26.02.19

Half Term Special – Tour of The Solar System – 1

This is a special event for the Dark Skies Festival, and is aimed at school children. There will be a guided tour of the Solar System and telescopic observing if it’s clear afterwards. PLEASE NOTE: BOOKING FOR THIS EVENT IS ONLY POSSIBLE BY CONTACTING THE NIDDERDALE AONB OFFICE ON 01423 712950, OR BY VISITING THE …

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Wednesday, 27.02.19

DARK SKIES – A MOMENT IN TIME, story telling with Rhoda Fraser

A Dark Skies Family and Children’s Event – A moment in time with Rhoda Fraser Stories, Poems, Puzzles, and Conversation looking at The Summer Solstice, The Winter Solstice, Leap Years and more.

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Wednesday, 27.02.19

Dark Skies 2019 – glow in the Dark Crafts

This event is to give the children an opportunity to make different weaved crafts using reflective and glow in the dark materials. The children will weave a space mat and create a galaxy to take home. Included in museum admission.  

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Wednesday, 27.02.19

In the Woods at Night!

Come and explore how nocturnal animals use their senses to live and move about in the woods after dark. Let yours lead you on a journey of discovery. Create a hide, an animal footprint trap and a sensory trail for others to follow in the dark. Listen to a story while cooking something tasty on …

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Thursday, 28.02.19

Dark Skies – arts and crafts drop-in event

Dark Skies – arts and crafts Drop in to the Dales Countryside museum and our Visitor Centres over the Dark Skies festival and join in our arts and craft activities.  Activities will be taking place through out the day, so just pop in at a time to suit you, stay for half an hour or all day. Monday …

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Friday, 01.03.19

Come Star Gazing By Canoe With How Stean Gorge

Glide and paddle along Scar House Reservoir surrounded by the moon and stars. Did you know there are 88 different constellations of stars? Scar House is 1 of 3 places in the Nidderdale AONB which is designated as a Dark Skies Discovery Site. So pick up your paddle and lets go !!! Homemade soup and …

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Friday, 01.03.19

A run into oblivion.

An off-road running experience, to both dazzle and delight. This run is for experienced trail runners, who have their own kit and who are familiar with running in the dark. The length of the run will be approximately 7 miles, over rough/wet/muddy/unstable/dark/boggy/high terrain. Please contact heather@askrigg-camping.co.uk for more details, and to book on. This is …

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Friday, 01.03.19

Dark Skies Cycle Ride

A great introduction to the ghostly pleasures of off road night cycling. If you are an experienced cyclist but have never ventured out in the dark then this adventure is for you. A full two hour guided off road tour over one of the highest points in Nidderdale with expert Off Road Cyclist Guide Dave …

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Saturday, 02.03.19

Come Star Gazing By Canoe With How Stean Gorge

Glide and paddle along Scar House Reservoir surrounded by the moon and stars. Did you know there are 88 different constellations of stars? Scar House is 1 of 3 places in the Nidderdale AONB which is designated as a Dark Skies Discovery Site. So pick up your paddle and lets go !!! Homemade soup and …

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Saturday, 02.03.19

A Beginners Night Sky at Malham Cove

Come on a journey with our Rangers for a walk to Malham Cove and a ramble through the galaxy along the way. They will introduce you to some of the constellations and sights of the night sky as you make your way to the Cove. This event is weather dependant so if we can’t see …

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Saturday, 30.03.19

A Beginners Night Sky at Malham Tarn

Come on a journey with our Rangers and let us introduce you to the wonders of the night sky. We will start the journey around the galaxy by showing you some of the basic stars and constellations and how to navigate between them.  Booking essential.

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