Bury Ditches car park is a Forestry Commission location offering walking access to the near Bury Ditches iron age hill fort. It’s a steep walk up to the top; however, the views of the starry skies above the Shropshire Hills AONB are well worth it!
Weather forecast for Clun Mill Youth Hostel (2.5 miles away) updated 11/12/23 at 16:00.
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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