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Salcey Forest - Forestry England

Salcey Forest - Forestry England

Wootton Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN7 2HX

A former medieval hunting forest, Salcey Foreset is located just 7 miles south of Northampton city centre and distant enough to offer respite from the town’s light pollution. As such, it is a recommended spot for stargazing by Forestry England.


Salcey Forest - Forestry England has been recommended as a great place to stargaze by the local authority, national park, community organisation or property owner. May require payment for access or parking.

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Weather forecast

  • 18/05/22

    18° 44%
  • 18/05/22

    15° 84%
  • 19/05/22

    13° 72%
  • 19/05/22

    12° 32%

Weather forecast for Quinton Green (1.1 miles away) updated 18/05/22 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Milton Keynes Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 27th May 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Rectory Cottages - Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK63 6BJ (12.0 miles away)

    More info
  • Stanion & Northants Astronomy Club meeting and observing

    Friday 3rd June 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Brigstock Village Hall, Brigstock, NN14 3ET (23.0 miles away)

    More info
  • Nene Valley Astronomical Society Club Night

    Monday 6th June 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Chelveston Village Hall, Chelveston, NN9 6AT (16.2 miles away)

    More info
  • Northants Amateur Astronomers Informal Meeting and Observing

    Tuesday 7th June 2022 from 19:45pm to 21:30pm

    Geddington Village Hall, Geddington, NN14 1AZ (20.3 miles away)

    More info
  • Milton Keynes Astronomical Society – informal astromeet

    Friday 10th June 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Rectory Cottages - Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK63 6BJ (12.0 miles away)

    More info

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