Dark Skies at Cliff House

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At Cliff House Holiday Cottages, we are right on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, one of the few (21) designated International Dark Skies Reserves in the world. Which means we are one of the best places in the country to see stars, because of the low light pollution levels and clear horizons.

That means that you can see such amazing things as the Milky Way with the naked eye by just looking up when you visit our cottages.

This is a time-lapse taken in our grounds looking North and captures the movement of the Earth over a 2 and half hour period.  Click on the the little cog and set the quality to 4k to see the video at its best. Click here for more details.

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A Day Out in York

A Day Out in York

York is a city that has a long history, and is only a 45 minute drive from our cottages here at Cliff House Holiday Cottages.  Making it a great place to go for a full on day out with lots for everyone in the family to see and do. If you aren't going to take the train...