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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

  • 17/08/22

    17° 5%
  • 17/08/22

    16° 1%
  • 18/08/22

    15° 1%
  • 18/08/22

    14° 3%

Weather forecast for Treorchy (2.0 miles away) updated 17/08/22 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Brecon Beacons Dark Skies Festival 2022 – Gŵyl Awyr Dywyll 2022

    Friday 23rd September 2022 from 19:00pm to Sunday 25th September 2022 21:00pm

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

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  • Solar viewing with Cardiff Astronomical Society

    Saturday 24th September 2022 from 10:00am to 16:00pm

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

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  • AstroCamp – Autumn 2022

    Saturday 24th September 2022 from 12:00pm to Tuesday 27th September 2022 12:00pm

    Cwmdu Campsite, Crickhowell, NP8 1RU (19.5 miles away)

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  • Cardiff Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 29th 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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  • Usk Astronomical Society weekly meeting

    Thursday 29th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

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

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