St Abb’s Head Nature Reserve

Northfield, Eyemouth, TD14 5QG

Location description

Located just a few minutes drive from the A1 the St Abb's Nature Reserve offers free public parking all year round.  With excellent views to the North across the sea this is an ideal location to spot Aurora.


Aurora viewpoint

This location has been identified as a great site to spot Aurora with relatively low light pollution and clear horizons towards the North.


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

23/06/17
19:00
17°
0%
23/06/17
22:00
15°
3%
24/06/17
01:00
12°
0%
24/06/17
04:00
11°
1%
Weather forecast for Coldingham Bay (beach) (1.65 miles away) updated 23/06/17 at 16:01.

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 St Abb's Head Nature Reserve

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 St Abb's Head Nature Reserve can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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