Bwlch Pen Barras Car Park

Bwlch Pen Barras Car Park

Ruthin, Llanbedr-Dyffryn-Clwyd, Clwyd, CH7 5SH

This car park giving access to the historic Jubilee Tower on the summit of Moel Famau with views over 11 counties by day makes for an excellent stargazing location by night and is surely a contender for official Dark Sky Site recognition!


Bwlch Pen Barras Car Park is a Go Stargazing Site. The location has been identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good location for stargazing based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and offers a safe place to park.

Weather forecast

  • 18/05/24

    16° 5%
  • 18/05/24

    12° 6%
  • 19/05/24

    11° 4%
  • 19/05/24

    3%

Weather forecast for Ruthin (2.7 miles away) updated 18/05/24 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Leighton Observatory Open Evening

    Wednesday 22nd May 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Leighton Observatory - Pex Hill, Widnes, WA8 5QW (27.4 miles away)

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  • Llandyrnog Astronomical Society Meeting (Golden Lion)

    Tuesday 28th May 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Golden Lion Inn - Llangynhafel, Denbigh, LL16 4LN (2.6 miles away)

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  • Leighton Observatory Open Evening

    Wednesday 29th May 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Leighton Observatory - Pex Hill, Widnes, WA8 5QW (27.4 miles away)

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  • Chester Astronomical Society meeting and observing

    Wednesday 29th May 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Burley Memorial Hall, Chester, CH3 7QN (18.7 miles away)

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  • Mid-Cheshire Astronomical Group meeting & observing

    Friday 31st May 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norley Parish Centre, Norley, WA6 8NE (25.9 miles away)

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