Brecon – Plas Dolygaer

Pontsticill, Merthyr Tydfil, Powys, CF48 2UR, Wales

Location description

Outdoor activity centre close to Pontsticill reservoir offering comfortable accommodation and a campsite, located at the heart of the Brecon Beacons International Dark Sky Park.


Dark sky discovery site

Designated as a Dark Sky Discovery Site this location is accessible by members of the public and are officially recognised as excellent places to stargaze. Such locations often have free overnight car parking, some have toilet facilities however rarely allow overnight camping.


Stay & gaze

Location provides accommodation in a dark sky site and perhaps stargazing resources such as binoculars, star charts or even a basic telescope.


Tonight's weather forecast

24/04/19
19:00
58%
24/04/19
22:00
9%
25/04/19
01:00
11%
25/04/19
04:00
82%
Weather forecast for Pontsticill Reservoir (0.26 miles away) updated 24/04/19 at 12:00.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 1 event which was on 16th November 2016 organised by Dark Sky Wales.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Brecon - Plas Dolygaer can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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