York Knavesmire

York Knavesmire

Knavesmire Road, York, North Yorkshire, YO23 1ER

Location for public stargazing events organised by York Astronomical Society away from the very worst of the city’s light pollution.


York Knavesmire is a private location and is only accessible out of normal hours for stargazing by prior arrangement or when public events are scheduled.

Location events organiser

The York Astronomical Society

The York Astronomical Society organises events at this location

Please contact The York Astronomical Society directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 13/06/24

    11° 91%
  • 13/06/24

    11° 90%
  • 14/06/24

    11° 54%
  • 14/06/24

    12° 11%

Weather forecast for York Racecourse (0.7 miles away) updated 13/06/24 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Brough Observatory informal open evening

    Friday 14th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Brough Observatory, Brough, HU15 1BB (26.0 miles away)

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  • Rosse Observatory public open evening

    Friday 14th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Rosse Observatory, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ (20.2 miles away)

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  • Wakefield & District Astronomical Society meeting

    Tuesday 18th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Wakefield Sports Club, Wakefield, WF1 3RR (24.0 miles away)

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  • Scotland’s Night Sky Astrophotography Workshop

    Thursday 20th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Pocklington Arts Centre, Pocklington, YO42 2AR (12.9 miles away)

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  • Brough Observatory informal open evening

    Friday 21st June 2024 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Brough Observatory, Brough, HU15 1BB (26.0 miles away)

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