Attingham Park

Attingham, Atcham, SY4 4TP

Location description

National Trust property with an 18th-century mansion and large estate on the outskirts of Shrewsbury and away from the glare of light-pollution.


Location event organiser

Shropshire Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Private venue

Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.


Tonight's weather forecast

06/06/20
19:00
14°
7%
06/06/20
22:00
12°
6%
07/06/20
01:00
10°
48%
07/06/20
04:00
10°
48%
Weather forecast for Shrewsbury Youth Hostel (2.79 miles away) updated 05/06/20 at 20:01.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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Suburban
Semi-rural
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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Attingham Park

This location's semi-rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 18 events with the last one being on 23rd May 2020 organised by National Trust.

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When to visit

The best time to visit Attingham Park can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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