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SAT 1 NOV

Dark Skies at Sutton Bank

Sutton Bank National Park Centre, Near Thirsk

Run by: North York Moors National Park Authority

Sutton Bank is an official Dark Sky Discovery Site, thanks to its low levels of light pollution and clear horizons. Join us and York Astronomy Club for night-sky stargazing in this special place.

clock18:30–20:00

Suitable for 7+

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Stargazing at Sutton Bank

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Please bring your own telescope if you wish.

There will also be illustrated talks in the National Park Centre, and plenty of expert stargazing advice on hand.

Disclaimer

Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.

Cost

Adult: £3.00, child: £1.50.

Special requirements

Please note that children under eight years may not be able to see through the telescopes.

All children to be accompanied by an adult.

Please wear appropriate clothing.

Venue

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Sutton Bank National Park Centre

Sutton Bank, Near Thirsk, YO7 2EH

www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/suttonbank

About this location

The tremendous view from the top of Sutton Bank must rank as one of the finest in England. So why not stop at the top Show more… of the bank, visit the National Park Centre and blow away the cobwebs with a walk or cycle ride?

A fascinating indoor hi-tech exhibition will take you on a journey through time to discover how this iconic landscape was created and the influence it's had on people through the ages.

There are lots of walking trails close by too, including the popular White Horse and a wheelchair accessible route (wheelchairs available for use) to a viewing point.

A new cycle centre, Sutton Bank Bikes, offers cycle hire, including electric bikes. Follow one of the best family cycle routes in the country along the spectacular Sutton Bank cliff edge and see the amazing views over Lake Gormire. There's also an Information Centre for inside info, a gift shop and tearoom.
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The tremendous view from the top of Sutton Bank must rank as one of the finest in England. So why not stop at the top of the bank, visit the National Park Centre and blow away the cobwebs with a walk or cycle ride?

A fascinating indoor hi-tech exhibition will take you on a journey through time to discover how this iconic landscape was created and the influence it's had on people through the ages.

There are lots of walking trails close by too, including the popular White Horse and a wheelchair accessible route (wheelchairs available for use) to a viewing point.

A new cycle centre, Sutton Bank Bikes, offers cycle hire, including electric bikes. Follow one of the best family cycle routes in the country along the spectacular Sutton Bank cliff edge and see the amazing views over Lake Gormire. There's also an Information Centre for inside info, a gift shop and tearoom.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by North York Moors National Park Authority.

Please register in advance.

Booking is essential. To book, please call 01439 772 738.

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