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Altarichard Forest Car Park

Altarichard Forest Car Park

Altarichard Road, Magherahoney, County Antrim

With wonderful vistas in all directions, including upwards, this remote car park on the road between Magherahoney and Cushendall makes for an ideal stargazing spot. Photo used with kind permission from Will Young.


Altarichard Forest 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

  • 13/08/22

    22° 0%
  • 13/08/22

    20° 3%
  • 14/08/22

    19° 3%
  • 14/08/22

    18° 4%

Weather forecast for Slieveanorra (2.6 miles away) updated 13/08/22 at 04:00.




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  • Northern Ireland Amateur Astronomy Society lecture meeting

    Monday 5th September 2022 from 20:00pm to 21:30pm

    Ballyclare High School, Ballyclare, BT39 9HJ (26.1 miles away)

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  • Northern Ireland Amateur Astronomy Society lecture meeting

    Monday 3rd October 2022 from 20:00pm to 21:30pm

    Ballyclare High School, Ballyclare, BT39 9HJ (26.1 miles away)

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  • Northern Ireland Amateur Astronomy Society lecture meeting

    Monday 7th November 2022 from 20:00pm to 21:30pm

    Ballyclare High School, Ballyclare, BT39 9HJ (26.1 miles away)

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  • Northern Ireland Amateur Astronomy Society lecture meeting

    Monday 5th December 2022 from 20:00pm to 21:30pm

    Ballyclare High School, Ballyclare, BT39 9HJ (26.1 miles away)

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  • Northern Ireland Amateur Astronomy Society lecture meeting

    Monday 2nd January 2023 from 20:00pm to 21:30pm

    Ballyclare High School, Ballyclare, BT39 9HJ (26.1 miles away)

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