Sunnydale Self-Catering – Orkney

St Ola, Kirkwall, KW15 1TR

Location description

Sunnydale is a 3 bedroom cottage which offers space to relax with views over the countryside towards Scapa Flow and of course fabulous starry skies above. Why not enjoy an evening stargazing from their hot tub!?


Stay & gaze

This location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks.


Tonight's weather forecast

11/08/20
19:00
15°
20%
11/08/20
22:00
15°
20%
12/08/20
01:00
15°
56%
12/08/20
04:00
14°
37%
Weather forecast for Kirkwall Youth Hostel (0.53 miles away) updated 11/08/20 at 04:01.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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Semi-rural
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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Sunnydale Self-Catering - Orkney

This location's rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Sunnydale Self-Catering - Orkney can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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