Choose a clear night to walk up to the most south-westerly of all the West Penwith hills to take in the beauty of the dark skies above Cornwall! A walking guide is available on the National Trust website. Image: Chris Coyler
Recommended stargazing site
This location has been recommended as a great place to stargaze by the local authority, parks provider or property owner. May require payment for access or parking.
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When to stargaze at Chapel Carn Brea
This location's dark site setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.