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Slains Castle Car Park

Slains Castle Car Park

Cruden Bay, Errolston, Aberdeenshire, AB42 0PW

Enjoy fabulous views across the North Sea with Slains Castle ruins making excellent foreground for aurora and astro-photos! Also check out the nearby Cruden Bay Beach which makes for an excellent location to spot shooting stars. Our thanks to our Twitter follower @yorkshirecheryl for sharing this location with us!


Slains Castle Car Park 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

  • 17/08/22

    13° 4%
  • 17/08/22

    12° 4%
  • 18/08/22

    12° 4%
  • 18/08/22

    13° 1%

Weather forecast for Peterhead Lido (beach) (5.7 miles away) updated 17/08/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

    Tuesday 23rd August 2022 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

    The Bettridge Centre, Newtonhill, AB39 3UL (29.6 miles away)

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  • Aberdeen Astronomical Society meeting

    Tuesday 13th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Robert Gordon's College - Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB10 1FE (21.5 miles away)

    More info
  • Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

    Tuesday 27th September 2022 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

    The Bettridge Centre, Newtonhill, AB39 3UL (29.6 miles away)

    More info
  • Aberdeen Astronomical Society meeting

    Tuesday 11th October 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Robert Gordon's College - Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB10 1FE (21.5 miles away)

    More info
  • Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

    Tuesday 25th October 2022 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

    The Bettridge Centre, Newtonhill, AB39 3UL (29.6 miles away)

    More info

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