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

  • 22/06/24

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  • 22/06/24

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  • 23/06/24

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  • 23/06/24

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Weather forecast for Burnham Market (2.8 miles away) updated 22/06/24 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Solarfest 2024

    Thursday 20th June 2024 from 16:00pm to Monday 24th June 2024 12:00pm

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

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  • King’s Lynn and District Astronomy Society informal meeting

    Monday 24th June 2024 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 8th July 2024 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 informal meeting

    Monday 22nd July 2024 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 August 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

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

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Brancaster Stays

    Common Lane, Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk, PE31 8BL (0.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Deepdale Camping & Rooms

    Burnham Deepdale, Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk, PE31 8DD (1.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Kelling Heath Holiday Lodge

    Sandy Hill Lane, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 7HW (20.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • 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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