Beesands Car Park

Beesands, Kingsbridge, TQ7 2EH

Location description

This car park in the coastal village of Beesands offers a fabulous location to stop and explore the skies. Public conveniences are located adjacent to the car park (not sure if they are open 24 hours) along with local facilities including a take away and Inn.


Go stargazing site

A place identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good spot to stargaze from. This is based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and having somewhere safe to park. These locations tend to be remote car parks with no facilities.


Tonight's weather forecast

27/11/20
18:00
10°
84%
27/11/20
21:00
11°
17%
28/11/20
00:00
11°
15%
28/11/20
03:00
11°
73%
Weather forecast for Slapton Sands - Torcross (beach) (1.25 miles away) updated 27/11/20 at 12:00.

Location light pollution

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

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

When to stargaze at Beesands Car Park

This location's 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.

Location

When to visit

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

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