Godolphin Hill – National Trust

Godolphin Cross, Helston, Cornwall, TR13 9RE

Location description

National Trust property occupying a hilltop location and providing 360 degree views of the skies with minimal local light pollution. Recommended as a great place to stargaze in the South West.


Recommended stargazing site

This location has been recommended as a great place to stargaze by the local authority, parks provider or property owner. May require payment for access or parking.


Tonight's weather forecast

30/04/17
19:00
11°
8%
30/04/17
22:00
10°
9%
01/05/17
01:00
10°
22%
01/05/17
04:00
10°
39%
Weather forecast for Praa Sands West (beach) (2.77 miles away) updated 30/04/17 at 20:01.

Light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural 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 Godolphin Hill - National Trust

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.

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 Godolphin Hill - National Trust can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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