Entrance Lodge – Hawick

Wilton Lodge Park, Hawick, TD9 7JL

Location description

Stay at the cosy and well-equipped Entrance Lodge in Hawick and use it as a base to explore the Scottish Borders, only a short trip out of town away from the town’s lights will reveal the glorious dark skies above the region.


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

19/10/20
19:00
10°
58%
19/10/20
22:00
10°
79%
20/10/20
01:00
58%
20/10/20
04:00
16%
Weather forecast for Hawick (0.68 miles away) updated 19/10/20 at 12:00.

Location light pollution

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

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

When to stargaze at Entrance Lodge - Hawick

This location's semi-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.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Entrance Lodge - Hawick can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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