Whinlatter Forest Park - Forestry Commission
Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW
Join the Friends of the Lake District and Forestry England for this dark skies walk taking place as part of Cumbria’s Dark Skies Festival. Enjoy a walk through the forest as night draws in. We will hopefully see some stars, look for well-known constellations and other features of the night sky. Star maps will be provided.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 12/02/2022
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.
Sat 12th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.