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Kirkoswald Castle

Kirkoswald Castle

Kirkoswald, Penrith, 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

  • 23/10/21

    11° 5%
  • 23/10/21

    11° 5%
  • 24/10/21

    11° 6%
  • 24/10/21

    11° 10%

Weather forecast for Armathwaite (4.5 miles away) updated 22/10/21 at 20:00.




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  • Dark skies photography at Kirkoswald Castle

    Wednesday 27th October 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

    Kirkoswald Castle, Penrith, CA10 1DF

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