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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

  • 24/05/22

    13° 5%
  • 24/05/22

    10° 1%
  • 25/05/22

    10° 5%
  • 25/05/22

    11° 86%

Weather forecast for Treorchy (2.0 miles away) updated 24/05/22 at 12:01.




Events nearby

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

    Sunday 29th May 2022 from 23:30pm to Monday 30th May 2022 01:30am

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

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 30th May 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

    Monday 30th May 2022 from 23:30pm to Tuesday 31st May 2022 01:30am

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

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

    Tuesday 31st May 2022 from 23:30pm to Wednesday 1st June 2022 01:30am

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

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  • Green Space Dark Skies – Brecon Beacons National Park

    Wednesday 6th July 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

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  • Cambrian Escapes Dark Skies Camping

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