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Lime Tree Observatory

Lime Tree Observatory

Lime Tree Farm, Grewelthorpe, HG4 3DA

Located in the heart of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Lime Tree Observatory benefits from a remote but accessible location under the darkest of skies.

Experienced astronomers run the facility with a fantastic ability to communicate the science of Astronomy to their guests.

As of September 2021, the observatory is not hosting regular open evenings. However, you can arrange private stargazing sessions at a very reasonable rate! Contact the observatory directly for more details.

A visit to this facility is one that everyone would enjoy, no matter their age or experience.

Lime Tree Observatory classroom
Lime Tree Observatory classroom

The classroom at Lime Tree Observatory is warm, welcoming and fun! It’s an excellent place for families!


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Lime Tree Observatory

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Weather forecast

  • 27/10/21

    14° 92%
  • 27/10/21

    14° 55%
  • 28/10/21

    14° 16%
  • 28/10/21

    13° 16%

Weather forecast for Masham (2.5 miles away) updated 27/10/21 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Dark Skies at Sutton Bank with York Astronomical Society

    Saturday 30th October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Sutton Bank Visitor Centre, Near Thirsk, YO7 2EH (18.9 miles away)

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  • Bradford Astronomical Society lecture evening

    Monday 1st November 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Idle & Thackley Conservative Club, Idle, BD10 8QB (24.3 miles away)

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  • Magical mystery twilight walk and stargazing

    Saturday 6th November 2021 from 16:00pm to 19:30pm

    Sutton Bank Visitor Centre, Near Thirsk, YO7 2EH (18.9 miles away)

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  • A night on the Moon at Sutton Bank

    Saturday 13th November 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:30pm

    Sutton Bank Star Hub, Thirsk, YO7 2EX (18.8 miles away)

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  • Bradford Astronomical Society lecture evening

    Monday 15th November 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Idle & Thackley Conservative Club, Idle, BD10 8QB (24.3 miles away)

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