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Pheasant's Roost Shepherd's Hut

Pheasant's Roost Shepherd's Hut

Thorpe Bassett, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 8LU

Pheasant’s Roost is a shepherd’s hut that sits in a small paddock looking out onto farmland.

There is minimal local light pollution with no street lighting. Previous guests have commented on the incredible amount of stars they have seen whilst relaxing in the wood-fired hot tub with a glass of bubbly or a beer!

The shepherd’s hut is luxurious, with an en-suite shower room, log burner and cooking facilities. It sleeps 2, and 2 dogs are welcome too.

The venue offers easy access to the Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trail, plus many off-road walks from the doorstep and two nearby pubs. Dalby Forest, which hosts numerous stargazing events from Autumn through Spring, is a 30-minute drive away.


Stay & gaze - this location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks. If you visit and find that the location is not dark sky friendly please let us know!

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Weather forecast

  • 17/05/22

    17° 4%
  • 17/05/22

    15° 82%
  • 18/05/22

    13° 85%
  • 18/05/22

    10° 0%

Weather forecast for High Mowthorpe (3.8 miles away) updated 17/05/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 20th May 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    East Ayton Village Hall, East Ayton, YO13 9HY (10.7 miles away)

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  • The York Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 20th May 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Priory Street Centre - York, York, YO1 6ET (21.1 miles away)

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  • Brough Astronomy Club meeting

    Monday 23rd May 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Brough Observatory, Brough, HU15 1BB (29.6 miles away)

    More info
  • The York Astronomical Society meeting & observing

    Friday 3rd June 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Beetle Bank Farm, Murton, YO19 5XD (17.9 miles away)

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  • East Riding Astronomers meeting and observing

    Monday 6th June 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Woodmansey Village Hall, Beverley, HU17 0TR (26.0 miles away)

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