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Barrow Common - Brancaster

Barrow Common - Brancaster

Common Lane, Brancaster, Norfolk, PE31 8DB

This area of common land just South of Brancaster has a couple of off road car-parking spaces which make it an ideal location to explore the fantastic dark skies above! The location was awarded Dark Sky Discovery Site status in September 2019.


Barrow Common - Brancaster is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Weather forecast

  • 10/08/22

    24° 0%
  • 10/08/22

    17° 0%
  • 11/08/22

    15° 2%
  • 11/08/22

    13° 18%

Weather forecast for Burnham Market (2.8 miles away) updated 10/08/22 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • North Norfolk Astronomy Society meeting and observing

    Thursday 18th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Binham Village Hall, Fakenam, NR21 (12.1 miles away)

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  • King’s Lynn and District Astronomy Society informal meeting

    Monday 22nd August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Tottenhill Village Hall, Tottenhill, PE33 0RS (22.0 miles away)

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  • King’s Lynn and District Astronomy Society meeting

    Monday 12th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Tottenhill Village Hall, Tottenhill, PE33 0RS (22.0 miles away)

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  • Kelling Heath Star Party – Autumn 2022

    Tuesday 20th September 2022 from 12:00pm to Tuesday 27th September 2022 12:00pm

    Kelling Heath Holiday Park, Holt, NR25 7HW (20.3 miles away)

    More info
  • King’s Lynn and District Astronomy Society informal meeting

    Monday 26th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Tottenhill Village Hall, Tottenhill, PE33 0RS (22.0 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Kelling Heath Holiday Park

    Weybourne, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 7HW (20.3 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Stay & Gaze

    More info
  • Bumblebarn Bell Tents

    Sheringwood, Beeston Regis, Norfolk, NR26 8TS (23.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Lawns and Lakes Camping and Caravanning Site

    Lowgate Grange, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 8LN (26.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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