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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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  • North York Moors Dark Skies Festival 2022

    Friday 18th February 2022 from 18:00pm to Sunday 6th March 2022 23:00pm

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

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  • Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 18th February 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Stargazing at Dalby Forest – Dark Skies Festival

    Friday 18th February 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • The York Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 18th February 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Priory Street Centre - York, York, YO1 6ET (17.3 miles away)

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  • Sutton Bank White Horse Dark Skies Walk

    Saturday 19th February 2022 from 17:00pm to 20:30pm

    Sutton Bank Visitor Centre, Near Thirsk, YO7 2EH (3.3 miles away)

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

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  • Carlton Lodge – Helmsley

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

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  • Easterside Farm

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

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  • Carlton Grange – Helmsley

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

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  • High Farm – Beadlam Rigg

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

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  • Noelle’s Cottages – Middleton Hall

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

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