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Hendre Mynydd Car Park

Hendre Mynydd Car Park

Rhigios Mountain, Near Blaenrhondda, CF42, Wales

Located on top of the Rhigos mountain providing uninterrupted views to the South, East and West. Caution when walking around due to long drops. Site frequented by local astronomy groups who are happy for public to participate in their observing sessions.


Hendre Mynydd 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

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Weather forecast for Treherbert (2.4 miles away) updated 19/01/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Bridgend Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 19th January 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Bridgend Tennis Club, Bridgend, CF31 3AZ (14.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing and astrophotography in Brecon

    Sunday 23rd January 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (15.4 miles away)

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

    Monday 24th January 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (15.4 miles away)

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 24th January 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Barry Community Centre, Barry, CF62 5TR (25.0 miles away)

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  • Group Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

    Tuesday 25th January 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (15.4 miles away)

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  • Aberyscir Coach House – Brecon

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  • The Bull Pens – Brecon

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  • Llandovery Farm Cottage – Brecon

    Llangadog Road, Llandovery, SA20 0EQ (21.5 miles away)

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  • Pengenffordd Barn – Brecon

    Upper Trewalkin Farm, Talgarth, LD3 0HA (23.1 miles away)

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