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The Field of Hope Car Park

The Field of Hope Car Park

Tomintoul, Ballindalloch, AB37 9ET

The Fields of Hope car park is placed in a very accessible location just outside Tomintoul with excellent all round views of the sky. The local street lights have been replaced with dark sky friendly units enabling excellent viewing of the exceptionally dark skies above. In November 2018 the location received official recognition as a Dark Sky Discovery Site in the Cairngorms Dark Sky Park.


The Field of Hope Car Park is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Weather forecast

  • 24/01/22

    13%
  • 24/01/22

    13%
  • 25/01/22

    5%
  • 25/01/22

    4%

Weather forecast for Tomintoul (0.3 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 (6.9 miles away)

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  • Exo Planets

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

    Richmond Memorial Hall - Tomintoul, Ballindalloch, AB37 9ET (0.3 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 (6.9 miles away)

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