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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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  • 28/11/21

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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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  • Stargazing in the Lake District at Bampton

    Saturday 22nd January 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Bampton Memorial Hall, Bampton, CA10 2RS (7.5 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Friday 28th 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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  • 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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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Old Dairy B&B Swaledale

    Low Row, Richmond, DL11 6PE (27.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Greenends Holiday Cottages

    Nenthead, Alston, CA9 3NA (27.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • High Haume Glamping – Dalton-in-Furness

    High Haume Farm, Dalton In Furness, LA15 8JP (27.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Todd & Gunn Cottages

    Wasdale, Santon Bridge, CA19 1UX (27.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Cambridge House Hotel – Millom

    1 Cambridge Street, Millom, LA18 5BD (28.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Doe Park Caravan Site

    Cotherstone, Barnard Castle, DL12 9UQ, North East (29.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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