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Parc Penallta

Parc Penallta

Penallta, Ystrad Mynach, CF8, Wales

Ideal location to observe the night sky with a playing field size area affording excellent views to all horizons. Featured as a dark sky discovery site although how ideal a site is questionable due to the proximity of nearby light polluted towns (we haven’t been there — let us know!).


Parc Penallta 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

  • 05/07/22

    18° 0%
  • 05/07/22

    15° 0%
  • 06/07/22

    13° 3%
  • 06/07/22

    13° 4%

Weather forecast for Ystrad Mynach (1.1 miles away) updated 04/07/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Green Space Dark Skies – Brecon Beacons National Park

    Wednesday 6th July 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Brecon - Libanus Mountain Centre, Brecon, LD3 8ER (21.5 miles away)

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  • Usk Astronomical Society weekly meeting

    Thursday 7th July 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    The Grange - Usk, Usk, NP15 1AB (15.3 miles away)

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 11th July 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Barry Community Centre, Barry, CF62 5TR (17.8 miles away)

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  • MARS monthly informal meeting

    Tuesday 12th July 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Monmouth Boys School, Monmouth, NP25 3XP (25.5 miles away)

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  • Usk Astronomical Society weekly meeting

    Thursday 14th July 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    The Grange - Usk, Usk, NP15 1AB (15.3 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

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    Llwyn Y Fynnon Farm, Glyncorrwg, West Glamorgan, SA13 3DD (16.4 miles away)

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  • Crickhowell Railway Carriage

    Forest Coal Pit, Abergavenny, Gwent, NP7 7LL (18.3 miles away)

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  • Pengenffordd Barn – Brecon

    Upper Trewalkin Farm, Talgarth, Powys, LD3 0HA (22.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Talgarth Shepherd Hut

    Talgarth, Brecon, Powys, LD3 (23.0 miles away)

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  • Aberyscir Coach House – Brecon

    Aberyscir, Brecon, Powys, LD3 9NP (23.3 miles away)

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  • Pontithel Lodges – Brecon

    Pontithel, Brecon, Powys, LD3 0SA (25.6 miles away)

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