Stanton's Pit Nature Reserve

Stanton's Pit Nature Reserve

Witham-on-the-Hill, Bourne, Lincolnshire, PE10 0JN

Stanton Pits Nature Reserve is a former sand quarry gifted by the former owner, Mr Stanton, as a nature reserve in 1996. Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust maintains the location, is open all year round, with excellent views from the plateau.


Stanton's Pit Nature Reserve 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

  • 20/04/24

    5%
  • 20/04/24

    9%
  • 21/04/24

    9%
  • 21/04/24

    1%

Weather forecast for Thurlby Youth Hostel (4.2 miles away) updated 20/04/24 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Leicester Astronomical Society meeting (fourth Tuesday)

    Tuesday 23rd April 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    National Space Centre, Leicester, LE4 5NS (28.4 miles away)

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  • Observing with Melton and District Astronomical Society

    Friday 26th April 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Gaddesby Village Hall, Melton Mowbray, LE7 4WF (21.5 miles away)

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  • Peterborough Astronomical Society meeting and observing

    Thursday 2nd May 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Sacrewell Heritage Farm, Peterborough, PE8 6HJ (11.0 miles away)

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  • North Northants Astronomy Club meeting and observing

    Friday 3rd May 2024 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Brigstock Village Hall, Brigstock, NN14 3ET (20.5 miles away)

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  • Northants Amateur Astronomers Informal Meeting and Observing

    Tuesday 7th May 2024 from 19:45pm to 21:30pm

    Geddington Village Hall, Geddington, NN14 1AZ (23.1 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Rockingham Forest Park

    Wansford Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE8 6FR, East Midlands England (11.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • A Little Bit of Rough

    Uppingham, Corby, Leicestershire, LE15, East Midlands England (15.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Lawns and Lakes Camping and Caravanning Site

    Lowgate Grange, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 8LN (23.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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