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Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps

Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps

Carnewas, Trenance, Cornwall, TR8, South West

Popular destination on the Cornish coast boasting spectacular cliff top views and a grassy picnic area adjacent to the car park from which the dark skies may be enjoyed. Small car park charge free for National Trust members.


Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps 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.

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National Trust

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Weather forecast

  • 02/07/22

    15° 32%
  • 02/07/22

    15° 4%
  • 03/07/22

    15° 7%
  • 03/07/22

    15° 45%

Weather forecast for Mawgan Porth (1.0 miles away) updated 02/07/22 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Cornwall Astronomy Society Meeting & Stargazing

    Tuesday 12th July 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Degibna Chapel, Helston, TR12 7PR (29.9 miles away)

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  • Kernow Astronomers monthly meeting

    Thursday 21st July 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Summercourt Memorial Hall, Newquay, TR8 5DY (8.3 miles away)

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  • Cornwall Astronomy Society Meeting & Stargazing

    Tuesday 9th August 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Degibna Chapel, Helston, TR12 7PR (29.9 miles away)

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  • Kernow Astronomers monthly meeting

    Thursday 18th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Summercourt Memorial Hall, Newquay, TR8 5DY (8.3 miles away)

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  • Cornwall Astronomy Society Meeting & Stargazing

    Tuesday 13th September 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Degibna Chapel, Helston, TR12 7PR (29.9 miles away)

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    Bodmin Moor, Bolventor, Cornwall, PL14 6PL (20.1 miles away)

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    Lanner, Redruth, Cornwall, TR16 6EZ (20.2 miles away)

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    Bolventor, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 7TS (21.2 miles away)

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  • Woolgarden – Launceston

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    Gwithian Towans, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 5GE (24.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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