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Shap Fell Bothy

Shap Fell Bothy

Shap, Penrith, 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 29/01/22 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Saturday 29th January 2022 from 18:00pm to 19:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (24.7 miles away)

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  • Lancaster and Morecambe Astronomical Society Meeting

    Wednesday 2nd February 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Eddington Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 3rd February 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Kendal Museum, Kendal, LA9 6BT (8.7 miles away)

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  • Stargazing Weekend at Near Howe

    Friday 4th February 2022 from 17:00pm to Monday 7th February 2022 10:00am

    Near Howe, Penrith, CA11 0SH (17.7 miles away)

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  • Stargazing in Cumbria at Hutton Roof

    Friday 4th February 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Hutton Roof Village Hall, Carnforth, LA6 2PG (17.4 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

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    29 Thorpefield, Sockbridge, CA10 2JN (12.8 miles away)

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  • The Quiet Site

    Ullswater, Bennett Head, CA11 0LS (13.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Greenah Bed & Breakfast

    Matterdale, Thackthwaite, CA11 0SA (14.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Near Howe

    Mugrisdale, Penrith, CA11 0SH (17.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Brookfield Guest House – Keswick

    Penrith Road, Keswick, CA12 4LJ (20.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Broadrake Bunkbarn & Workshops

    Chapel-le-Dale, Ingleton, LA6 3AX, Yorkshire and The Humber (20.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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