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Garn Eiddel Car Park

Garn Eiddel Car Park

Garn Eiddel, Near Maerdy, Mid Glamorgan, CF43, Wales

Site located atop Maerdy mountain and frequented by local astronomy groups all of whom welcome members of the public to their observing sessions.


Garn Eiddel 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

  • 16/08/22

    18° 16%
  • 16/08/22

    17° 48%
  • 17/08/22

    16° 52%
  • 17/08/22

    15° 56%

Weather forecast for Treorchy (2.0 miles away) updated 16/08/22 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Bridgend Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 17th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Bridgend Tennis Club, Bridgend, CF31 3AZ (13.3 miles away)

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 22nd August 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Barry Community Centre, Barry, CF62 5TR (22.3 miles away)

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  • Stargazing and Astrophotography in Brecon with Dark Sky Wales

    Saturday 27th August 2022 from 21:30pm to Sunday 28th August 2022 00:30am

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (16.5 miles away)

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with Dark Sky Wales

    Wednesday 31st August 2022 from 01:00am to 03:00am

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (16.5 miles away)

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  • Cardiff Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 1st September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Cardiff School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff, CF24 3AA (19.5 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

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  • Aberyscir Coach House – Brecon

    Aberyscir, Brecon, Powys, LD3 9NP (19.3 miles away)

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  • Riverside Retreat Veterans Camp

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  • The Bull Pens – Brecon

    Llanfihangel Nant Bran, Brecon, Powys, LD3 9LY (21.2 miles away)

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  • Pengenffordd Barn – Brecon

    Upper Trewalkin Farm, Talgarth, Powys, LD3 0HA (22.6 miles away)

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  • Crickhowell Railway Carriage

    Forest Coal Pit, Abergavenny, Gwent, NP7 7LL (23.6 miles away)

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