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Bolderwood Car Park - Forestry Commission

Bolderwood Car Park - Forestry Commission

New Forest National Park, Lyndhurst, Hampshire, SO43 7GQ

This car park is one of the main locations in the New Forest and features parking and a field ideal for telescopes or lying out on a blanket spotting shooting stars! There are also toilets nearby although we’re not sure if they are open 24 hours!


Bolderwood Car Park - Forestry Commission 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

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Weather forecast for Furzey Gardens (2.6 miles away) updated 10/08/22 at 12:00.




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    Thursday 11th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

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    Saturday 13th August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

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    Tuesday 16th August 2022 from 19:15pm to 20:15pm

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