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Shooting Box Car Park

Shooting Box Car Park

Ratlinghope Road, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6

National Trust owned car park, no toilets or lights.


Shooting Box Car Park is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Weather forecast

  • 17/08/22

    17° 6%
  • 17/08/22

    14° 4%
  • 18/08/22

    13° 1%
  • 18/08/22

    11° 4%

Weather forecast for Bridges Long Mynd Youth Hostel (1.4 miles away) updated 17/08/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Perton Library Astronomy Group Meeting

    Thursday 18th August 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Perton Library, Perton, WV6 7QU (27.6 miles away)

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  • Shropshire Astronomical Society meeting and stargazing

    Saturday 20th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Rodington Village Hall, Shrewsbury, SY4 4QS (15.7 miles away)

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  • Whittington Castle Astronomy Day

    Saturday 3rd September 2022 from 10:00am to 16:00pm

    Whittington Castle, Oswestry, SY11 4DF (23.0 miles away)

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  • Newtown Astronomy Society meeting and observing

    Saturday 10th September 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Newtown Catholic Church Crypt, Newtown, SY16 2BJ (19.5 miles away)

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  • Stargazing with Shropshire Astronomical Society

    Saturday 10th September 2022 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm

    Little Ness Village Hall, Shrewsbury, SY4 2LG (15.2 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Eaton Manor Country Estate

    Eaton-under-Heywood, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 7DH (5.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Alkington Grange Barns

    Alkington, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 3NH (27.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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