Bolton Abbey

Bolton Abbey

Bolton Priory, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6AL

Bolton Abbey is a beautiful location next to the River Wharfe. The Augustinian Priory church ruins date from the 12th century. The reasonably low levels of light pollution make this a fantastic place for astrophotography. Photo by Lee Jeffs on Unsplash


Bolton Abbey is a private location and is only accessible out of normal hours for stargazing by prior arrangement or when public events are scheduled.

Weather forecast

  • 13/06/24

    10° 96%
  • 13/06/24

    11° 84%
  • 14/06/24

    12° 51%
  • 14/06/24

    12° 51%

Weather forecast for Bolton Abbey (0.2 miles away) updated 13/06/24 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • The Astronomy Centre Public Open Evenings

    Saturday 15th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 23:00pm

    The Astronomy Centre, Near Todmorden, OL14 7HP (21.7 miles away)

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  • Huddersfield Astronomical Society meeting and observing

    Tuesday 18th June 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Lockwood Park Bowling Pavilion, Huddersfield, HD4 6EN (24.7 miles away)

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  • Wakefield & District Astronomical Society meeting

    Tuesday 18th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Wakefield Sports Club, Wakefield, WF1 3RR (25.9 miles away)

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  • The Astronomy Centre Public Open Evenings

    Saturday 22nd June 2024 from 19:30pm to 23:00pm

    The Astronomy Centre, Near Todmorden, OL14 7HP (21.7 miles away)

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  • Bradford Astronomical Society lecture evening

    Monday 24th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Idle & Thackley Conservative Club, Idle, BD10 8QB (11.9 miles away)

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    Blackshaw Head, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 7JB (18.5 miles away)

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