Pentireglaze Car Park – National Trust

Wadebridge, Polzeath, PL27 6QY

Location description

Small National Trust car park just to the north of Polzeath. Being located in a hollow means what little local light pollution there is cannot be seen. No toilet facilities.


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

28/03/17
19:00
11°
96%
28/03/17
22:00
12°
15%
29/03/17
01:00
12°
11%
29/03/17
04:00
12°
10%
Weather forecast for Polzeath (0.64 miles away) updated 28/03/17 at 18:00.

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 Pentireglaze 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.

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When to visit

The best time to visit Pentireglaze Car Park - National Trust can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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