The Bog Oak Car Park

The Bog Oak Car Park

New Decoy Great Fen, Near Holme, Cambridgeshire, PE26

The Bog Oak Car Park is a flat, gravelled open space with an information point and interpretation board.


The Bog Oak Car Park is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Weather forecast

  • 13/06/24

    12° 88%
  • 13/06/24

    11° 59%
  • 14/06/24

    12° 20%
  • 14/06/24

    12° 10%

Weather forecast for Sawtry (4.2 miles away) updated 13/06/24 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Northants Amateur Astronomers Group Meeting

    Tuesday 18th June 2024 from 19:45pm to 21:30pm

    Geddington Village Hall, Geddington, NN14 1AZ (20.6 miles away)

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  • Cambridge Astronomical Association speaker meeting

    Friday 21st June 2024 from 20:00pm to 21:30pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA (21.8 miles away)

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  • King’s Lynn and District Astronomy Society informal meeting

    Monday 24th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Tottenhill Village Hall, Tottenhill, PE33 0RS (29.7 miles away)

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  • Cambridge Young Astronomers (7 to 11 year olds)

    Saturday 29th June 2024 from 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA (21.8 miles away)

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  • Cambridge AstroPlus

    Monday 1st July 2024 from 19:15pm to 20:45pm

    Cambridge Observatory - Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, CB3 0HA (21.8 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Rockingham Forest Park

    Wansford Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE8 6FR, East Midlands England (13.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Head Fen Country Retreat

    Head Fen Drove, Little Downham, Cambridgeshire, CB6 2ER (18.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • A Little Bit of Rough

    Uppingham, Corby, Leicestershire, LE15, East Midlands England (23.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Lawns and Lakes Camping and Caravanning Site

    Lowgate Grange, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 8LN (25.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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