Kelling Heath Holiday Park

Weybourne, Holt, NR25 7HW

Location description

Camping and caravan park located on the Norfolk coast with exceptional dark skies above. Home of the bi-annual Kelling Heath star party, the largest of it's kind in the UK. Free public access to the sports field which has been designated as a Dark Sky Discovery site.


Dark sky discovery site

Designated as a Dark Sky Discovery Site this location is accessible by members of the public and are officially recognised as excellent places to stargaze. Such locations often have free overnight car parking, some have toilet facilities however rarely allow overnight camping.


Stay & gaze

Location provides accommodation in a dark sky site and perhaps stargazing resources such as binoculars, star charts or even a basic telescope.


Tonight's weather forecast

16/07/19
19:00
20°
1%
16/07/19
22:00
18°
0%
17/07/19
01:00
16°
3%
17/07/19
04:00
15°
0%
Weather forecast for Sheringham Park (0.74 miles away) updated 16/07/19 at 08:00.

Location light pollution

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

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

When to stargaze at Kelling Heath Holiday Park

This location's rural 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.

Forthcoming events at this location

Kelling Heath Star Party - Autumn 2019

Monday 23rd September 2019 from 12:00pm to Monday 30th September 2019 13:00pm
Starcamp

Winterfest Astro Star Party 2019

Thursday 21st November 2019 from 12:00pm to Monday 25th November 2019 12:00pm
Starcamp

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Kelling Heath Holiday Park can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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