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Bwlch Mountain Lay-by

Bwlch Mountain Lay-by

Bwlch Mountain, Near Treorchy, Mid Glamorgan, CF42, Wales

Lay-by located on top of Bwlch mountain and frequented by local astronomical societies all of whom welcome public participation in their stargazing events.


Bwlch Mountain Lay-by is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Weather forecast

  • 18/08/22

    18° 97%
  • 18/08/22

    18° 93%
  • 19/08/22

    17° 7%
  • 19/08/22

    15° 1%

Weather forecast for Treorchy (1.8 miles away) updated 18/08/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 22nd August 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Barry Community Centre, Barry, CF62 5TR (21.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing and Astrophotography in Brecon with Dark Sky Wales

    Saturday 27th August 2022 from 21:30pm to Sunday 28th August 2022 00:30am

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (19.4 miles away)

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with Dark Sky Wales

    Wednesday 31st August 2022 from 01:00am to 03:00am

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (19.4 miles away)

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  • Cardiff Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 1st September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Cardiff School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff, CF24 3AA (19.5 miles away)

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 5th September 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Barry Community Centre, Barry, CF62 5TR (21.1 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Willow Springs Campsite

    Llwyn Y Fynnon Farm, Glyncorrwg, West Glamorgan, SA13 3DD (4.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Riverside Retreat Veterans Camp

    Cwmsawdde Farm, Llanddeusant, Dyfed, SA19 9UP (20.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Aberyscir Coach House – Brecon

    Aberyscir, Brecon, Powys, LD3 9NP (22.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Bull Pens – Brecon

    Llanfihangel Nant Bran, Brecon, Powys, LD3 9LY (23.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Llandovery Farm Cottage – Brecon

    Llangadog Road, Llandovery, Dyfed, SA20 0EQ (25.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Pengenffordd Barn – Brecon

    Upper Trewalkin Farm, Talgarth, Powys, LD3 0HA (26.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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