Jamaica Inn – Bodmin Moor

Bolventor, Launceston, PL15 7TS

Location description

This famous smuggler’s pub is located at the very heart of the exceptionally dark Bodmin Moor, making it an ideal place to grab a bite to eat and go stargazing.


Private venue

Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.


Stay & gaze

This location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks.


Tonight's weather forecast

11/08/20
19:00
22°
2%
11/08/20
22:00
19°
2%
12/08/20
01:00
19°
3%
12/08/20
04:00
19°
2%
Weather forecast for Draynes (5.34 miles away) updated 11/08/20 at 04:01.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Urban
Suburban
Semi-rural
Rural
Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Jamaica Inn - Bodmin Moor

This location's dark site setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 4 events with the last one being on 17th February 2018 organised by Caradon Observatory.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Jamaica Inn - Bodmin Moor can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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