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St Medans Beach Car Park

St Medans Beach Car Park

Monreith, Isle of Whithorn, Wigtownshire, DG8 8NJ

This beautiful, secluded sandy beach located a short drive from Monreith gives access to pristine dark skies above with fantastic views to the South over the Mull of Galloway.


St Medans Beach 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

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Weather forecast for Whithorn (5.1 miles away) updated 09/08/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Galloway Gathering – Autumn 2022

    Monday 21st November 2022 from 12:00pm to Monday 28th November 2022 12:00pm

    Drumroamin Farm Camping & Caravan Site, Newton Stewart, DG8 9DB (8.8 miles away)

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  • Galloway Gathering – Spring 2023

    Saturday 18th March 2023 from 12:00pm to Friday 24th March 2023 12:00pm

    Drumroamin Farm Camping & Caravan Site, Newton Stewart, DG8 9DB (8.8 miles away)

    More info
  • Galloway Gathering – Autumn 2023

    Friday 10th November 2023 from 12:00pm to Thursday 16th November 2023 12:00pm

    Drumroamin Farm Camping & Caravan Site, Newton Stewart, DG8 9DB (8.8 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Galloway Astronomy Centre

    Craiglemine Cottage, Glasserton, Wigtownshire, DG8 8NE (2.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Drumroamin Farm Camping & Caravan Site

    Kirkinner, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, DG8 9DB (8.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Woodfoot Cottage – Gatehouse of Fleet

    Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG7 2BJ (18.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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