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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

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Weather forecast for York Racecourse (0.7 miles away) updated 07/08/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Hull and East Riding Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 8th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Cottingham Civic Hall, Cottingham, HU16 5QG (29.9 miles away)

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  • Rosse Observatory picnic and Perseids

    Friday 12th August 2022 from 10:00am to Saturday 13th August 2022 00:30am

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

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  • Brough Observatory informal open evening

    Friday 12th August 2022 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 12th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Bradford Astronomical Society lecture evening

    Monday 15th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Idle & Thackley Conservative Club, Idle, BD10 8QB (27.0 miles away)

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  • Rose Cottage – Malton

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  • Carlton Grange – Helmsley

    Carlton, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5HH (23.5 miles away)

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