An easy site to access just a few metres south of the Lansdown Park and Ride behind the Sports field changing facilities.
Plentiful parking, access by bus, and toilets on site. The best views are overhead and to the south over Bath. North horizon obscured but east and west reasonably accessible.
Recommended location by Bath Astronomers.
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Weather forecast for Bath Racecourse (0.8 miles away) updated 28/09/21 at 16:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.