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Byland Abbey

Byland Abbey

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 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

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Weather forecast for Shandy Hall (1.3 miles away) updated 13/08/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Dark Skies Stargazing Experience – The Grand, York

    Tuesday 11th October 2022 from 17:00pm to Wednesday 12th October 2022 12:00pm

    The Grand, York, York, YO1 6GD (17.1 miles away)

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  • Cleveland and District Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 14th October 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Wynyard Planetarium & Observatory, Stockton-on-Tees, TS21 3JG (29.6 miles away)

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  • Saturn and Jupiter Night at Sutton Bank

    Saturday 15th October 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Sutton Bank Star Hub, Thirsk, YO7 2EX (3.4 miles away)

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  • Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 21st October 2022 from 19:45pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • The York Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 21st October 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Cropton Cabins Holiday Park

    Cropton, Wrelton, North Yorkshire, YO18 8ES (15.2 miles away)

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  • The Grand, York

    Station Rise, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 6GD (17.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Rawcliffe House Farm

    Stape, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8JA (17.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Middlehead Cottages – Stape

    Stape, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8HY (17.9 miles away)

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  • Gumboots & Wellingtons

    Ellerburn, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LL (18.4 miles away)

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  • Pheasant’s Roost Shepherd’s Hut

    Thorpe Bassett, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 8LU (19.3 miles away)

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