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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

  • 27/11/21

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Weather forecast for Shap (3.3 miles away) updated 27/11/21 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Lancaster and Morecambe Astronomical Society Meeting

    Wednesday 5th January 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 6th January 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 7th January 2022 from 17:00pm to Monday 10th January 2022 10:00am

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

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  • Stargazing in Forest of Bowland at Bentham Golf Club

    Friday 14th January 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Bentham Golf Club, Bentham, LA2 7AG (23.9 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Saturday 22nd 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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Stay and gaze nearby

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    Reeth, Richmond, DL11 6ED (21.3 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Stay & Gaze

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  • Butt House Guest House – Keld

    Keld, Thwaite, DL11 6LJ (21.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Shepherds Cottage – Winshaw

    Chapel-le-Dale, Ingleton, LA6 3AT (21.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Sayer Hill Farm – Pennine Way

    Sayer Hill Farm, Forest In Teesdale, DL12 0HH (23.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Langdon Beck Hotel – Teesdale

    Langdon Beck, Forest-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XP, North East (24.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Cherish Glamping

    West Shaw Cote Farm, Low Abbotside, DL8 3JH (24.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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