Lantic Bay Car Park – National Trust

Lanteglos, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1NP

Location description

This location on the South coast of Cornwall offers fantastic views of dark skies towards the south across the English Channel. It's proximity to a farm towards the West and the town of Fowey a little further distant will result in some sky glow, however, this readily accessible car park location will offer amazing views of the skies above.


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

24/05/17
19:00
14°
1%
24/05/17
22:00
12°
3%
25/05/17
01:00
12°
14%
25/05/17
04:00
12°
3%
Weather forecast for Fowey (1.51 miles away) updated 24/05/17 at 06:01.

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 Lantic Bay Car Park - 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 Lantic Bay Car Park - National Trust can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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