Escape the bright lights of Carlisle and go stargazing at this lovely country park! The car park is accessible overnight (no camping) with the 65 acre lake making for an ideal mirror for astro-photos! This accessibility of this stargazing venue has been confirmed by Carlisle’s Greenspaces Healthy City Team.
Weather forecast for Brampton (1.5 miles away) updated 02/12/23 at 12:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.
Sat 2nd Dec
Sun 3rd Dec
Mon 4th Dec
Tue 5th Dec
Wed 6th Dec
Thu 7th Dec
Fri 8th Dec
Stay and gaze nearby
Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.