Aira Force High Force Car Park

Aira Force High Force Car Park

Park Brow, Dockray, Cumbria, CA11 0JY, North West England

This National Trust car park offers access to the Aira Force waterfall and is an excellent location to stop and look at the starry skies above the Lake District. No overnight camping is allowed.


Aira Force High Force Car Park is a Go Stargazing Site. The location has been identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good location for stargazing based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and offers a safe place to park.

Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Ullswater (2.6 miles away) updated 16/07/24 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 18th July 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (12.5 miles away)

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  • Sun Watch with Eddington Astronomical Society

    Saturday 20th July 2024 from 14:00pm to 16:00pm

    Brewery Arts Centre - Kendal, Kendal, LA9 4HE (19.3 miles away)

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  • Cockermouth Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Tuesday 30th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Friends Meeting House - Cockermouth, Cockermouth, (17.9 miles away)

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  • Eddington Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 1st August 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Kendal Museum, Kendal, LA9 6BT (18.9 miles away)

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  • Sun Watch with Eddington Astronomical Society

    Saturday 10th August 2024 from 14:00pm to 16:00pm

    Brewery Arts Centre - Kendal, Kendal, LA9 4HE (19.3 miles away)

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  • Tarn End Cottages – Talkin Tarn

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