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Beacon Fell Visitor Centre

Beacon Fell Visitor Centre

Beacon Fell, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 2NL

A country park with 185 acres of extensive conifer woods, moorland, visitor centre & high summit with open views.  Fantastic dark skies make this a great stargazing location with events taking place regularly throughout the observing season September through to April.


Beacon Fell Visitor Centre 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

  • 29/06/22

    15° 35%
  • 29/06/22

    14° 10%
  • 30/06/22

    13° 14%
  • 30/06/22

    12° 13%

Weather forecast for Longridge (4.1 miles away) updated 29/06/22 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Lancaster and Morecambe Astronomical Society Meeting

    Wednesday 7th December 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Church of the Ascension - Torrisholme, Morecambe, LA4 6RH (14.9 miles away)

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  • Heaton Park Astronomy Group meeting and observing

    Thursday 8th December 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Heaton Park Bowls Pavilion - Prestwich, Prestwich, M25 2GT (28.5 miles away)

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  • Blackpool & District Astronomical Society Meeting

    Wednesday 14th December 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Blackpool Cricket Club, Blackpool, FY3 9EQ (15.6 miles away)

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  • Heaton Park Astronomy Group meeting and observing

    Thursday 15th December 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Heaton Park Bowls Pavilion - Prestwich, Prestwich, M25 2GT (28.5 miles away)

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  • Heaton Park Astronomy Group meeting and observing

    Thursday 22nd December 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Heaton Park Bowls Pavilion - Prestwich, Prestwich, M25 2GT (28.5 miles away)

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    Chipping, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 2QT (3.6 miles away)

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    Cockerham, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2 0ER (9.4 miles away)

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  • Clerk Laithe Lodge

    Slaidburn Road, Newton in Bowland, Lancashire, BB7 (9.7 miles away)

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  • Merrybent Hill Luxury B&B

    Catlow Road, Slaidburn, Lancashire, BB7 3AQ (12.6 miles away)

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  • Granville House Holiday Cottage

    Bell Busk, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 4DU (22.8 miles away)

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  • Shepherds Cottage – Winshaw

    Chapel-le-Dale, Ingleton, Lancashire, LA6 3AT (24.0 miles away)

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