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

11/12
18:00
8%
11/12
21:00
6%
12/12
00:00
1%
12/12
03:00
0%
12/12
06:00
1%
Weather forecast for Bury St. Edmunds (1.45 miles away) updated 11/12/19 at 20:02.

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

Forthcoming events at this location

Stargazing with Athenaeum Astronomy Association

Thursday 12th December 2019 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Athenaeum Astronomy Association

Thursday 9th January 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Athenaeum Astronomy Association

Thursday 23rd January 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Athenaeum Astronomy Association

Thursday 6th February 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Athenaeum Astronomy Association

Thursday 20th February 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Athenaeum Astronomy Association

Thursday 5th March 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Stargazing with Athenaeum Astronomy Association

Thursday 19th March 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm
Observing (if clear), Society Meeting

Location

When to visit

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

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