See our telescopes for beginners guide and mobile app

Lyth Hill Countryside Park

Lyth Hill Countryside Park

Lythbank, Shrewsbury, SY3 0BS

Escape the light pollution of Shrewsbury and enjoy the dark skies at this public car park atop of Lyth Hill with excellent vistas towards the South over the Shropshire Hills.


Lyth Hill Countryside Park is a Go Stargazing Site. The location has been identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good location for stargazing based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and offers a safe place to park.

Weather forecast

  • 04/12/21

    91%
  • 04/12/21

    83%
  • 05/12/21

    11%
  • 05/12/21

    84%

Weather forecast for Longden (1.7 miles away) updated 04/12/21 at 12:00.




Events nearby

Display nearby events on a calendar
  • Shropshire Astronomical Society meeting and stargazing

    Saturday 21st May 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Rodington Village Hall, Shrewsbury, SY4 4QS (8.4 miles away)

    More info
  • Carolian Astronomy Society meeting

    Wednesday 8th June 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    The Science Theatre - King Charles School, Kidderminster, DY10 1XA (29.7 miles away)

    More info
  • Newtown Astronomy Society meeting

    Saturday 11th June 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Newtown Catholic Church Crypt, Newtown, SY16 2BJ (24.5 miles away)

    More info
  • Stargazing with Shropshire Astronomical Society

    Saturday 11th June 2022 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm

    Little Ness Village Hall, Shrewsbury, SY4 2LG (8.9 miles away)

    More info
  • Perton Library Astronomy Group Meeting

    Thursday 16th June 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Perton Library, Perton, WV6 7QU (24.7 miles away)

    More info

Stay and gaze nearby

  • Eaton Manor Country Estate

    Eaton-under-Heywood, Church Stretton, SY6 7DH (10.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

    More info
  • Alkington Grange Barns

    Alkington, Whitchurch, SY13 3NH (19.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

    More info