If there’s one event that will help your children that the dark can be enjoyed rather than feared, it’s the annual Dark Skies Festival. Taking place across two of the most stunning areas of the county – the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales – from 14th February to 1st March 2020, there will be over 100 events to get involved with, including lots of family-friendly activities.
Our highlights of the Dark Skies Festival 2020 for families
- Go Ape! Night zip
- A multimedia indoor planetarium pop-up experience which gives you a 360 degree journey through the stars
- Stargazing safaris
- Ghost walks through Robin Hood’s Bay
- Moonrock geocache, galactic treasure hunts, young artist starry night workshop and other crafty activities
It’s just one of many great things going on in the North York Moors for families, which has some amazing attractions to visit all year round, from Dalby Forest to the North York Moors Railway, Castle Howard to the National Centre for Birds of Prey. Take a look at some of our favourite places for families in the North York Moors here!