Loch Insh sits in the foothills of the Cairngorm Mountains at the lower end of Glen Feshie. Its location within the Cairngorms Dark Sky Park makes it an ideal location for stargazing, and as such the Outdoor Centre organises regular stargazing sessions from October to March.
Weather forecast for Kincraig (0.8 miles away) updated 01/03/24 at 20:00.
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.
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