Dunstable Downs Chilterns Gateway Centre

Whipsnade Road, Dunstable, Bedforshire, LU6 2GY

Location description

National Trust Visitor Centre atop the Dunstable Downs with fantastic views of the skies above and clear horizons all round.


Location event organiser

National Trust organises stargazing events at this location.


Private venue

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


Tonight's weather forecast

21/11/18
18:00
1%
21/11/18
21:00
3%
22/11/18
00:00
4%
22/11/18
03:00
12%
Weather forecast for Dunstable (1.59 miles away) updated 19/11/18 at 20:01.

Location light pollution

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

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there has been 4 events with the last one being on 14th February 2018 organised by National Trust.

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When to visit

The best time to visit Dunstable Downs Chilterns Gateway Centre can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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