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Gilling Castle

Gilling Castle

The Avenue, Gilling East, North Yorkshire, YO62 4HP

Gilling Castle occupies a beautiful location in the Howardian Hills AONB. Being away from light pollution means visitors can enjoy amazing views of the dark skies.


Gilling Castle 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

  • 17/08/22

    16° 3%
  • 17/08/22

    14° 0%
  • 18/08/22

    12° 1%
  • 18/08/22

    12° 1%

Weather forecast for Gilling Castle Grounds (0.6 miles away) updated 17/08/22 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • The York Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 16th September 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Priory Street Centre - York, York, YO1 6ET (15.7 miles away)

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  • Whitby and District Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Tuesday 4th October 2022 from 19:30pm to 20:15pm

    Bruce Observatory - Whitby School, Whitby, YO21 1LA (27.3 miles away)

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  • Dark Skies Stargazing Experience – The Grand, York

    Wednesday 5th October 2022 from 17:00pm to Thursday 6th October 2022 12:00pm

    The Grand, York, York, YO1 6GD (15.5 miles away)

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  • The York Astronomical Society meeting & observing

    Friday 7th October 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Beetle Bank Farm, Murton, YO19 5XD (14.5 miles away)

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  • Public Stargazing in Dalby Forest – October 2022

    Friday 7th October 2022 from 20:00pm to 21:30pm

    Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Thornton-le-Dale, YO18 7LT (16.6 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Cropton Cabins Holiday Park

    Cropton, Wrelton, North Yorkshire, YO18 8ES (13.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Rawcliffe House Farm

    Stape, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8JA (14.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Gumboots & Wellingtons

    Ellerburn, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LL (15.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Pheasant’s Roost Shepherd’s Hut

    Thorpe Bassett, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 8LU (15.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Rose Cottage – Malton

    Thorpe Bassett, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 8LU (15.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Middlehead Cottages – Stape

    Stape, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8HY (15.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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