This remote car park near the shores of Ennerdale Water offers a great place to get away stargazing. The car park itself is surrounded by trees however a nearby off-road lay by offers much less interrupted views of the skies.
Weather forecast for Great Borne (1.1 miles away) updated 06/12/23 at 20:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.
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