Gleconglass Car Park

Gleconglass Car Park

Ballindalloch, Tomintoul, Banffshire, AB37 9EP

As mentioned on the Cairngorms Dark Sky Park website this rural car park has excellent visibility to the northern, eastern and southern horizons under very dark skies and is recommended for spotting Aurora from September to March along with superb views of the Milky Way in autumn and early winter.


Gleconglass Car Park has been recommended as a great place to stargaze by the local authority, national park, community organisation or property owner. May require payment for access or parking.

Weather forecast

  • 23/07/24

    16° 5%
  • 23/07/24

    13° 4%
  • 24/07/24

    12° 4%
  • 24/07/24

    11° 3%

Weather forecast for Tomintoul (2.3 miles away) updated 23/07/24 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • SIGMA – Moray’s Astronomy Club meeting

    Friday 2nd August 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Lhanbryde Community Centre, Elgin, IV30 8QQ (25.1 miles away)

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  • See the Perseids with Highlands Astronomical Society

    Monday 12th August 2024 from 21:00pm to Tuesday 13th August 2024 02:00am

    Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory, Culloden Moor, IV2 5EU (29.8 miles away)

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  • Celebrate the return of darker skies with the Perseid Meteor Shower!

    Monday 12th August 2024 from 22:30pm to Tuesday 13th August 2024 00:30am

    Tomintoul & Glenlivet Discovery Centre, Tomintoul, AB37 9ET (2.2 miles away)

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  • SIGMA – Moray’s Astronomy Club meeting

    Friday 6th September 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Lhanbryde Community Centre, Elgin, IV30 8QQ (25.1 miles away)

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  • SIGMA – Moray’s Astronomy Club meeting

    Friday 4th October 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Lhanbryde Community Centre, Elgin, IV30 8QQ (25.1 miles away)

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