Malham Tarn Estate – National Trust

Waterhouses, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 9PT

Location description

Maltham Tarn Estate is a National Trust property set in a popular beauty spot within the Yorkshire Dales. It’s remoteness from towns and cities mean the skies above are really dark around new moon periods.

Location event organiser

National Trust organises stargazing events at this location.

Private venue

Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Malham Tarn Estate - National Trust

This location's dark site setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 15 events with the last one being on 14th March 2020 organised by Yorkshire Dales National Park.


When to visit

The best time to visit Malham Tarn Estate - National Trust can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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