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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

  • 15/08/22

    21° 55%
  • 15/08/22

    19° 42%
  • 16/08/22

    18° 6%
  • 16/08/22

    17° 4%

Weather forecast for Shandy Hall (1.3 miles away) updated 15/08/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • The York Astronomical Society meeting

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

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

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  • Simple Astrophotography at Sutton Bank

    Saturday 19th November 2022 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

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

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  • Dark Skies Stargazing Experience – The Grand, York

    Tuesday 22nd November 2022 from 17:00pm to Wednesday 23rd November 2022 12:00pm

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

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  • Star Glamp Weekend at Little Seed Field

    Friday 25th November 2022 from 18:00pm to Sunday 27th November 2022 12:00pm

    Little Seed Field Glamping, Ripon, HG4 3PU (21.8 miles away)

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  • The York Astronomical Society meeting & observing

    Friday 2nd December 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Beetle Bank Farm, Murton, YO19 5XD (16.7 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Carr House Farm Bed and Breakfast – Ampleforth

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Carlton Lodge – Helmsley

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Easterside Farm

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Carlton Grange – Helmsley

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • High Farm – Beadlam Rigg

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Noelle’s Cottages – Middleton Hall

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

    Stay & Gaze

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