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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

  • 29/11/21

    18%
  • 29/11/21

    20%
  • 30/11/21

    20%
  • 30/11/21

    23%

Weather forecast for Treherbert (2.4 miles away) updated 29/11/21 at 16:00.




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    Tuesday 30th November 2021 from 21:30pm to 23:30pm

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