Nowton Park Walled Garden

Nowton, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5BD

Location description

Nowton Park is a public park just south of Bury St Edmunds and away from the bright lights of the town centre. The Victorian park is open all year round and boasts landscaped gardens, meadows, woodlands and ponds. The walled garden makes an excellent stargazing spot and is used occassionally by Athenaeum Astronomy Association for public stargazing events.


Location event organiser

Athenaeum Astronomy Association organises stargazing events at this location.


Public venue

Public location used for stargazing events.


Tonight's weather forecast

13/07/20
19:00
18°
80%
13/07/20
22:00
16°
58%
14/07/20
01:00
15°
78%
14/07/20
04:00
14°
7%
Weather forecast for Bury St. Edmunds (1.45 miles away) updated 13/07/20 at 12:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a suburban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 89 events with the last one being on 19th March 2020 organised by Athenaeum Astronomy Association.

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When to visit

The best time to visit Nowton Park Walled Garden can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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