A country park with 185 acres of extensive conifer woods, moorland, visitor centre & high summit with open views. Fantastic dark skies make this a great stargazing location with events taking place regularly throughout the observing season September through to April.
Dark sky discovery site
Designated as a Dark Sky Discovery Site this location is accessible by members of the public and are officially recognised as excellent places to stargaze. Such locations often have free overnight car parking, some have toilet facilities however rarely allow overnight camping.
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When to stargaze at Beacon Fell Visitor Centre
This location's rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.