Drumroamin Farm Camping & Caravan Site

Kirkinner, Newton Stewart, DG8 9DB

Location description

Stargazing friendly, family run campsite under fantastic dark skies and home to the twice-yearly "Galloway Gathering" starcamps. Excellent amenities and a wonderful part of the world make this a great stargazing location.


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

12/11
18:00
1%
12/11
21:00
2%
13/11
00:00
1%
13/11
03:00
8%
13/11
06:00
6%
Weather forecast for Wigtown (2.57 miles away) updated 12/11/19 at 08:01.

Location light pollution

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

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

When to stargaze at Drumroamin Farm Camping & Caravan Site

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.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 6 events with the last one being on 30th October 2019 organised by Go Stargazing Administrator.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Drumroamin Farm Camping & Caravan Site can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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