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

  • 19/07/24

    19° 3%
  • 19/07/24

    17° 4%
  • 20/07/24

    16° 7%
  • 20/07/24

    16° 13%

Weather forecast for Treorchy (2.0 miles away) updated 19/07/24 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Abergavenny Astronomy Society meeting

    Monday 22nd July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Hen and Chicken, Abergavenny, NP7 5EG (22.2 miles away)

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 22nd July 2024 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Cemetery Approach Community Centre, Barry, CF62 8BQ (21.1 miles away)

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  • Swansea Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 25th July 2024 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm

    IQ Building - University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea, SA1 8EW (19.3 miles away)

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  • Usk Astronomical Society weekly meeting

    Thursday 25th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    The Grange - Usk, Usk, NP15 1AB (25.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons with Dark Sky Wales

    Tuesday 30th July 2024 from 23:59pm to Wednesday 31st July 2024 01:59am

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

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  • Riverside Retreat Veterans Camp

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  • The Bull Pens – Brecon

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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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