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!
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.
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When to stargaze at Bolderwood Car Park - Forestry Commission
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.