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Milkham Car Park - Forestry Commission

Milkham Car Park - Forestry Commission

New Forest National Park, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 3QZ

Excellent stargazing location with clear horizons and excellent vistas above — perfect for spotting meteor showers!


Milkham Car Park - Forestry Commission 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

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Weather forecast for Linwood (2.1 miles away) updated 13/08/22 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Perseids Meteors at Durlston Astronomy Centre

    Saturday 13th August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Durlston Astronomy Centre and Observatory, Swanage, BH19 2JL (23.4 miles away)

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  • Solent Amateur Astronomers meeting

    Tuesday 16th August 2022 from 19:15pm to 20:15pm

    Oasis Academy, Southampton, SO16 8FA (10.8 miles away)

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  • Isle of Wight Observatory open night

    Thursday 18th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    The Isle of Wight Observatory, Newchurch, PO36 0LX (26.4 miles away)

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  • Isle of Wight Observatory open night

    Thursday 25th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    The Isle of Wight Observatory, Newchurch, PO36 0LX (26.4 miles away)

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  • Vectis Astronomical Society Monthly Meeting

    Friday 26th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Newchurch Pavilion, Newchurch, PO36 0LX (26.5 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • DreamAcres – Cranborne Chase

    Coombe Bissett, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 4LP (11.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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