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

  • 23/07/24

    19° 5%
  • 23/07/24

    15° 4%
  • 24/07/24

    14° 1%
  • 24/07/24

    12° 3%

Weather forecast for Bridges Long Mynd Youth Hostel (1.4 miles away) updated 23/07/24 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Perton Library Astronomy Group Meeting

    Thursday 15th August 2024 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 17th August 2024 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

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

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  • Carolian Astronomy Society meeting

    Wednesday 11th September 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    King Charles School, Kidderminster, DY10 1XA (28.6 miles away)

    More info
  • Newtown Astronomy Society meeting and observing

    Saturday 14th September 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Plas Dolerw, Newtown, SY16 2EH (19.8 miles away)

    More info
  • Perton Library Astronomy Group Meeting

    Thursday 19th September 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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Stay and gaze nearby

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  • 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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