Byland Abbey Car Park

Byland Abbey Car Park

Byland, Coxwold, North Yorkshire, YO61 4BD, Yorkshire and The Humber

The ruins of this remote medieval monastery are incredible to view by daytime and offer some excellent stargazing and astrophotography opportunities by night.


Byland Abbey Car Park is a Go Stargazing Site. The location has been identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good location for stargazing based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and offers a safe place to park.

Weather forecast

  • 16/06/24

    14° 55%
  • 16/06/24

    12° 81%
  • 17/06/24

    12° 56%
  • 17/06/24

    11° 13%

Weather forecast for Shandy Hall (1.3 miles away) updated 16/06/24 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Scotland’s Night Sky Astrophotography Workshop

    Thursday 20th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Pocklington Arts Centre, Pocklington, YO42 2AR (24.4 miles away)

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  • The York Astronomical Society meeting & observing

    Friday 21st June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Beetle Bank Farm, Murton, YO19 5XD (16.8 miles away)

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  • Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 21st June 2024 from 19:45pm to 21:30pm

    East Ayton Village Hall, East Ayton, YO13 9HY (27.5 miles away)

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  • Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 19th July 2024 from 19:45pm to 21:30pm

    East Ayton Village Hall, East Ayton, YO13 9HY (27.5 miles away)

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  • Dalby Forest StarFest 2024

    Friday 9th August 2024 from 12:00pm to Monday 12th August 2024 12:00pm

    Dalby Forest Adderstone Field, Thornton-le-Dale, YO18 7LT (21.7 miles away)

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