Kirkoswald Castle

Kirkoswald Castle

Kirkoswald, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 1DF

Kirkoswald Castle consists of some impressive remains of a fortress once destroyed by Robert the Bruce in 1314. Its location away from local sources of light pollution makes it an excellent spot for Astrophotography.


Weather forecast

  • 15/07/24

    18° 13%
  • 15/07/24

    16° 14%
  • 16/07/24

    14° 48%
  • 16/07/24

    14° 20%

Weather forecast for Armathwaite (4.5 miles away) updated 15/07/24 at 04:01.




Events nearby

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 18th July 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (11.9 miles away)

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  • Cockermouth Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Tuesday 30th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Friends Meeting House - Cockermouth, Cockermouth, (27.7 miles away)

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  • Eddington Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 1st August 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Kendal Museum, Kendal, LA9 6BT (29.8 miles away)

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  • Astrophotography at High Force Waterfall

    Saturday 10th August 2024 from 19:00pm to Sunday 11th August 2024 01:30am

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (21.6 miles away)

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  • Astrophotography at Burnhope Reservoir

    Saturday 10th August 2024 from 23:15pm to Sunday 11th August 2024 01:15am

    Burnhope Reservoir, St Johns Chapel, DL13 (17.7 miles away)

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