Shap Fell Bothy

Shap Fell Bothy

Shap, Penrith, Cumbria, LA8

If you’re travelling on the road between Shap and Kendal of a night-time and the skies are clear, why not stop off just opposite the Shap Bothy and have a look up at the stars!?


Shap Fell Bothy is a Go Stargazing Site. The location has been identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good location for stargazing based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and offers a safe place to park.

Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Shap (3.3 miles away) updated 18/05/24 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Saving our Night Skies

    Monday 20th May 2024 from 18:30pm to 20:30pm

    Great Salkeld Village Hall, Penrith, CA11 9LW (18.5 miles away)

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 23rd May 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (10.1 miles away)

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  • Lancaster and Morecambe Astronomical Society Meeting

    Wednesday 5th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Church of the Ascension - Torrisholme, Morecambe, LA4 6RH (27.3 miles away)

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 20th June 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (10.1 miles away)

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 18th July 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (10.1 miles away)

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