Surprise View – Peak District

Hathersage Booths, Hathersage, S32

Location description

Surprise View is a car park located on the outskirts of Hathersage with a panoramic view of the Hope Valley and a seasonal dark sky interpretation panel. Designated dark sky place by Peak District National Park.


Dark sky discovery site

Designated as a Dark Sky Discovery Site this location is accessible by members of the public and are officially recognised as excellent places to stargaze. Such locations often have free overnight car parking, some have toilet facilities however rarely allow overnight camping.


Tonight's weather forecast

23/10/17
19:00
13°
5%
23/10/17
22:00
13°
5%
24/10/17
01:00
13°
7%
24/10/17
04:00
12°
6%
Weather forecast for Hathersage Youth Hostel (1.57 miles away) updated 23/10/17 at 16:03.

Location 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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Semi-rural
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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Surprise View - Peak District

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 Surprise View - Peak District can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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