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Corgarff Castle Car Park

Corgarff Castle Car Park

Corgarff, Strathdon, AB36 8YP

Originally a noble residence, Corgarff became an army base for hunting down Jacobite sympathisers and, later, whisky smugglers. The location benefits from little if no light pollution and thus is an excellent spot from where to explore the dark skies above.


Corgarff Castle 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

  • 24/01/22

    10%
  • 24/01/22

    12%
  • 25/01/22

    7%
  • 25/01/22

    5%

Weather forecast for Carn Ealasaid (2.4 miles away) updated 24/01/22 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • The Moon – our nearest neighbour

    Sunday 6th February 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Glenlivet Village Hall, Ballindalloch, AB37 9BX (13.3 miles away)

    More info
  • Exo Planets

    Saturday 15th October 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Richmond Memorial Hall - Tomintoul, Ballindalloch, AB37 9ET (8.1 miles away)

    More info
  • The Asteroids – Ceres, Vesta and Others

    Sunday 13th November 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

    Glenlivet Village Hall, Ballindalloch, AB37 9BX (13.3 miles away)

    More info

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