RSPB Titchwell Marsh Nature Reserve

Titchwell, Hunstanton, PE31 8BB

Location description

This location was awarded Dark Sky Discovery Status in September 2019 in recognition for being a fantastic place for stargazing. Parking is free of charge after 17:00 for stargazers using the site however be aware of water and steep slopes. From the car park follow the path past the visitor centre onto the main reserve path.


Dark sky discovery site

Designated as a Dark Sky Discovery Site this location is accessible by members of the public and are officially recognised as excellent places to stargaze. Such locations often have free overnight car parking, some have toilet facilities and most do not allow overnight camping.


Tonight's weather forecast

29/09/20
19:00
13°
10%
29/09/20
22:00
11°
8%
30/09/20
01:00
11°
16%
30/09/20
04:00
11°
5%
Weather forecast for Hunstanton Beach (4.42 miles away) updated 29/09/20 at 12:00.

Location light pollution

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

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

When to stargaze at RSPB Titchwell Marsh Nature Reserve

This location's rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 3 events with the last one being on 20th September 2019 organised by Norfolk Coast Partnership.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit RSPB Titchwell Marsh Nature Reserve can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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