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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

  • 19/08/22

    21° 1%
  • 19/08/22

    17° 1%
  • 20/08/22

    15° 0%
  • 20/08/22

    13° 0%

Weather forecast for Thurlby Youth Hostel (4.2 miles away) updated 19/08/22 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Leicester Astronomical Society meeting

    Tuesday 23rd August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Peterborough Astronomical Society meeting and observing

    Thursday 1st September 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Observing with Melton and District Astronomical Society

    Friday 2nd September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Stanion & Northants Astronomy Club meeting and observing

    Friday 2nd September 2022 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 6th September 2022 from 19:45pm to 21:30pm

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

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • The Lawns and Lakes Camping and Caravanning Site

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

    Stay & Gaze

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