Colliford Lake South Car Park – Bodmin Moor

Colliford Lake, St Neot, PL14 6PX

Location description

With great views looking North over the lake (possible star trails photo with reflections?) this car park is located at the heart of Bodmin Moor under amazing dark skies.


Go stargazing site

A place identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good spot to stargaze from. This is based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and having somewhere safe to park. These locations tend to be remote car parks with no facilities.


Tonight's weather forecast

25/09/17
19:00
13°
0%
25/09/17
22:00
11°
1%
26/09/17
01:00
11°
1%
26/09/17
04:00
10°
1%
Weather forecast for Draynes (2.86 miles away) updated 25/09/17 at 00:01.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Colliford Lake South Car Park - Bodmin Moor

This location's dark site 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.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location.

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When to visit

The best time to visit Colliford Lake South Car Park - Bodmin Moor can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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