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Bwlch Mountain Lay-by

Bwlch Mountain Lay-by

Bwlch Mountain, Near Treorchy, 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

  • 19/01/22

    7%
  • 19/01/22

    4%
  • 20/01/22

    8%
  • 20/01/22

    7%

Weather forecast for Treorchy (1.8 miles away) updated 18/01/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Bridgend Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 19th January 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Bridgend Tennis Club, Bridgend, CF31 3AZ (10.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing and astrophotography in Brecon

    Sunday 23rd January 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

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

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

    Monday 24th January 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

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

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 24th January 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

    Tuesday 25th January 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

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

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Willow Springs Campsite

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Riverside Retreat Veterans Camp

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Aberyscir Coach House – Brecon

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Bull Pens – Brecon

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Llandovery Farm Cottage – Brecon

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Pengenffordd Barn – Brecon

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

    Stay & Gaze

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