Stargazing in Go Stargazing Site

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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.

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Alemoor Reservoir

Roberton, Hawick, TD9

Altarichard Forest Car Park

Altarichard Road, Magherahoney, County Antrim

B6386 Oxton to Southwell Lay-by

Oxton Hill, Southwell, NG25 0RN

Bel Tor Car Park – Dartmoor

Poundsgate, Newton Abbot, TQ13 7PR

Blakey Ridge Car Park

Blakey Bank, Church Houses, YO62 7LQ

Blea Tarn Car Park – Lake District

Little Langdale, Ambleside, LA22 9PG

Bowness Knott Car Park – Lake District

Croasdale, Ennerdale Bridge, CA23 3AU

Cadover Bridge Car Park

Shaugh Prior, Plymouth, PL7 5EH

Carn Galver Engine House

Zennor, Penzance, Cornwall, TR20 8YX

Cerne Abbas Giant Viewpoint

Acreman Street, Cerne Abbas, DT2 7JX

Chevron Fold Car Park

Poundstock, Bude, EX23 0DQ

Cod Beck Reservoir Car Park

Whorlton, Northallerton, DL6 3AL

Colliford Lake Park – Bodmin Moor

Bodmin Moor, Bolventor, Cornwall, PL14 6PL

Creswell Beach Car Park

Beach Road, Cresswell, NE61 5LF

Crummock Water Car Park – Lake District

B5289 North of Buttermere, Cockermouth, CA13 9XA

Dunsten Steads Car Park

Dunsten Steads, Embleton, NE66 3DT

Goonhilly Earth Station Nature Reserve

Goonhilly Downs, Helston, Cornwall, TR12 6LQ

Grizedale Forest

Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre, Grizedale, LA22 0QJ

Haytor Car Park – Dartmoor

Haytor, Newton Abbot, TQ13 9XS

Kynance Cove – National Trust

The Lizard, Near Helston, Cornwall, TR12 7PJ

Lanehead Car Park – Dartmoor

Willsworthy, Tavistock, PL19 9NB

Lantic Bay Car Park – National Trust

Lanteglos, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1NP

Megget Reservoir Dam

Cappercleuch, Selkirk, TD7

Merry Maidens Stone Circle

Boleigh, Penzance, TR19 6BN

Morton Castle and Loch

Thornhill, Dumfries, DG3 5EH

Murlough Bay Car Park – County Antrim

Murlough Road, Ballycastle, County Antrim, BT54 6RG

Rochester Roundhouse

Rochester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE19 1RH

Rosedale Chimney Bank

Rosedale Abbey, Pickering, YO18 8SE

Ruislip Lido

Reservoir Road, Ruislip, HA4 7TY

Spelga Reservoir South Car Park

B27 Moyad Road, Kilkeel, BT34

St Abb’s Head Nature Reserve

Northfield, Eyemouth, TD14 5QG

St Medans Beach Car Park

Monreith, Isle of Whithorn, DG8 8NJ

Wembury Beach Car Park

Wembury, Plymouth, PL9 0HP

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