Cwmdu Campsite

Cwmdu, Crickhowell, Powys, NP8 1RU

Location description

Dark sky campsite location located within the Brecon Beacons Dark Sky Reserve and home to the twice-annual "Astrocamp".


Private venue

Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.


Stay & gaze

This location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks.


Tonight's weather forecast

14/12
18:00
-1°
88%
14/12
21:00
85%
15/12
00:00
90%
15/12
03:00
-1°
87%
15/12
06:00
-1°
67%
Weather forecast for Pen Allt-mawr (1.80 miles away) updated 14/12/19 at 08:01.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Urban
Suburban
Semi-rural
Rural
Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Cwmdu Campsite

This location's rural 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.

Forthcoming events at this location

AstroCamp - Spring 2020

Saturday 25th April 2020 from 12:00pm to Tuesday 28th April 2020 12:00pm
Starcamp

AstroCamp - Autumn 2020

Saturday 19th September 2020 from 12:00pm to Tuesday 22nd September 2020 12:00pm
Starcamp

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Cwmdu Campsite can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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