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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

  • 26/01/22

    56%
  • 26/01/22

    90%
  • 27/01/22

    81%
  • 27/01/22

    55%

Weather forecast for Shap (3.3 miles away) updated 26/01/22 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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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)

    More info
  • Stargazing in the Lake District at Finsthwaite

    Saturday 5th February 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Finsthwaite Village Hall, Finsthwaite, LA12 8BP (16.4 miles away)

    More info
  • Dark Skies Whinlatter Forest Walk

    Saturday 12th February 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

    Whinlatter Forest Park - Forestry Commission, Keswick, CA12 5TW (24.0 miles away)

    More info
  • Yorkshire Dales Dark Skies Festival 2022

    Friday 18th February 2022 from 18:00pm to Sunday 6th March 2022 23:00pm

    Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes, DL8 3NT (22.5 miles away)

    More info
  • Family Dark Skies Celebrations at Ribblehead Viaduct

    Saturday 19th February 2022 from 17:00pm to 19:00pm

    Ribblehead Station, Carnforth, LA6 3JF (21.6 miles away)

    More info

Stay and gaze nearby

  • Tan Hill Inn

    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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  • Station Inn – Ribblehead

    Ribblehead, Carnforth, LA6 3AS (21.5 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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