Broadhaven South Car Park

Broadhaven, Bosherston

Location description

Stunning cliff-top location offering 360 degree panorama of the night sky. Updated 10/07/20 we have found that the National Trust close this car park at 22:00pm therefore denying access to what is possibly one of the best stargazing locations in South Wales.


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 and most do not allow overnight camping.


Tonight's weather forecast

01/12/20
18:00
4%
01/12/20
21:00
9%
02/12/20
00:00
8%
02/12/20
03:00
5%
Weather forecast for Broadhaven South (beach) (0.13 miles away) updated 01/12/20 at 18:00.

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 Broadhaven South 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.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 13 events with the last one being on 1st September 2019 organised by Dark Sky Wales.

Location

When to visit

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

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