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Dark Sky canoeing on Coniston Water

Dark Sky canoeing on Coniston Water

Wednesday 23rd February 2022 from 16:40pm to 19:40pm

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

Event booking

This event is being organised by Path to Adventure and can be booked via their https://www.pathtoadventure.co.uk website. Please contact them directly for all enquiries.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.



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