Brown Howe Car Park - Coniston
Brown Howe, Coniston, Cumbria, LA12 8DW
Experience something truly unique. Join us on a tranquil night-time canoe paddle on Coniston Water and enjoy the beauty and vastness of the night sky in the heart of the Lake District.
Our journey will start at sunset. Learn or improve your paddling skills and then take a tour around Coniston Water.
You’ll stop off at the Swallows and Amazons island to enjoy a brew and gaze at the night sky, identify some constellations and see the beauty of the Milky Way.
Beginners are welcome. Suitable for age 12+.
This event takes place as part of the Cumbria Dark Skies Festival 2022.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 23/02/2022
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.
Wed 23rd Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.