Swirls Car Park

Swirls Car Park

Thirlmere, Keswick

Swirls Car Park offers incredible views across Thirlmere and the fabulous sights of starry skies above.


Swirls 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

  • 14/07/24

    12° 54%
  • 14/07/24

    11° 43%
  • 15/07/24

    11° 34%
  • 15/07/24

    10° 5%

Weather forecast for Thirlmere Youth Hostel (1.3 miles away) updated 14/07/24 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 18th July 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (17.8 miles away)

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  • Sun Watch with Eddington Astronomical Society

    Saturday 20th July 2024 from 14:00pm to 16:00pm

    Brewery Arts Centre - Kendal, Kendal, LA9 4HE (19.6 miles away)

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  • Cockermouth Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Tuesday 30th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Friends Meeting House - Cockermouth, Cockermouth, (14.5 miles away)

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  • Eddington Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 1st August 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Kendal Museum, Kendal, LA9 6BT (19.4 miles away)

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  • Sun Watch with Eddington Astronomical Society

    Saturday 10th August 2024 from 14:00pm to 16:00pm

    Brewery Arts Centre - Kendal, Kendal, LA9 4HE (19.6 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Brookfield Guest House – Keswick

    Penrith Road, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4LJ (4.8 miles away)

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  • Greenah Bed & Breakfast

    Matterdale, Thackthwaite, Cumbria, CA11 0SA (7.6 miles away)

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  • Near Howe

    Mugrisdale, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0SH (8.2 miles away)

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  • The Quiet Site

    Ullswater, Bennett Head, Cumbria, CA11 0LS (8.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Todd & Gunn Cottages

    Wasdale, Santon Bridge, Cumbria, CA19 1UX (15.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Cambridge House Hotel – Millom

    1 Cambridge Street, Millom, Cumbria, LA18 5BD (24.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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