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Mardale Head Car Park

Mardale Head Car Park

Haweswater, Burn Banks, CA10

This remote car park at the head of Haweswater Reservoir offers access to fantastic scenic walks by day and the most amazing dark, starry skies by night. Mountains obscure the East and West horizons somewhat, however, the skies directly above are awesome! A location that is in itself an adventure to get to!


Mardale Head Car 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.

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Weather forecast

  • 21/01/22

    20%
  • 21/01/22

    19%
  • 22/01/22

    21%
  • 22/01/22

    23%

Weather forecast for Harter Fell (1.3 miles away) updated 21/01/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Astronomy with Ian Morrison

    Friday 21st January 2022 from 18:30pm to Sunday 23rd January 2022 13:30pm

    Higham Hall, Cockermouth, CA13 9SH (21.8 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Saturday 22nd January 2022 from 18:00pm to 19:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (28.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing in the Lake District at Bampton

    Saturday 22nd January 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Bampton Memorial Hall, Bampton, CA10 2RS (5.5 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Friday 28th January 2022 from 18:00pm to 19:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (28.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Saturday 29th January 2022 from 18:00pm to 19:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (28.1 miles away)

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