Star Gazing in Harrogate

February 18, 2021

Our hilly spa town makes for the ideal situ to spot the cosmic world around us...

If you head passed the Stray and up the incline of Otley Road, you will reach Harlow Hill. The location for the Harlow Avenue Community Centre, which boasts a world of information of star gazing - how to do it, when to do it and what to look for.

Up by the water tower, you can see the White Horse up on the horizon on a clear day, so it makes sense that this far away point (away from the light pollution) likewise makes for a good spot to gaze those starry skies.

Taking it seriously? Check out the Harlow Avenue Community Centre Star Gazer's cosmic calendar, so you know when to head outside!

Harlow Avenue Community Centre dark skies calendar - Go Stargazing

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