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Byland Abbey

Byland Abbey

Byland, Coxwold, 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 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

  • 26/01/22

    10%
  • 26/01/22

    9%
  • 27/01/22

    10%
  • 27/01/22

    10%

Weather forecast for Shandy Hall (1.3 miles away) updated 26/01/22 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Observing Night at the Bruce Observatory

    Sunday 13th February 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm

    Bruce Observatory - Whitby School, Whitby, YO21 1LA (28.9 miles away)

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  • Astrocampus Observing Evening – Winter 2022

    Thursday 17th February 2022 from 18:30pm to 19:30pm

    Astrocampus - University of York, York, YO10 5DD (18.4 miles away)

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  • Night Navigation Experience with Large Outdoors

    Thursday 17th February 2022 from 18:30pm to 20:00pm

    Blacksmiths Arms - Lastingham, Lastingham, YO62 6TN (13.2 miles away)

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  • Night ‘awe-walk’ and stargazing

    Thursday 17th February 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Kilburn White Horse Car Park, Kilburn, YO61 4AN (2.6 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Dalby Forest – Dark Skies Festival

    Thursday 17th February 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Dalby Forest Courtyard, Thornton-le-Dale, YO18 7LT (19.7 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Carr House Farm Bed and Breakfast – Ampleforth

    Ampleforth, York, YO62 4ED (1.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Carlton Lodge – Helmsley

    53 Bondgate, Helmsley, YO62 5EY (5.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Easterside Farm

    Hawnby, Helmsley, YO62 5QT (6.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Carlton Grange – Helmsley

    Carlton, Helmsley, YO62 5HH (6.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • High Farm – Beadlam Rigg

    Beadlam Rigg, Pockley, YO62 7TG (8.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Noelle’s Cottages – Middleton Hall

    Middleton Hall, Pickering, YO18 8NX (15.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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