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B6386 Oxton to Southwell Lay-by

B6386 Oxton to Southwell Lay-by

Oxton Hill, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0RN

The Go Stargazing team added this off-road lay-by located North-East of Nottingham after it was recommended on Twitter as a great place to stargaze. Light pollution maps show that the site is away from the worst of Nottingham’s bright city lights.


B6386 Oxton to Southwell Lay-by 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

  • 17/08/22

    17° 5%
  • 17/08/22

    16° 5%
  • 18/08/22

    15° 5%
  • 18/08/22

    14° 6%

Weather forecast for Southwell (3.2 miles away) updated 17/08/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Practical Astronomy with Nottingham Astronomical Society

    Thursday 18th August 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Burnside Hall - Plumtree, Nottingham, NG12 5ND (12.0 miles away)

    More info
  • Chesterfield Barnett Observatory Open Evening

    Friday 19th August 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Chesterfield Barnett Observatory, Chesterfield, S41 8RH (21.7 miles away)

    More info
  • Sherwood Observatory Public Open Day – August 2022

    Saturday 20th August 2022 from 11:00am to 18:00pm

    Sherwood Observatory, Mansfield, NG17 5LF (8.8 miles away)

    More info
  • Leicester Astronomical Society meeting

    Tuesday 23rd August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    National Space Centre, Leicester, LE4 5NS (28.6 miles away)

    More info
  • Sheffield Astronomical Society Beginner’s Evening

    Tuesday 23rd August 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    The Ranmoor Parish Centre, Sheffield, S10 3GX (29.6 miles away)

    More info

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