Tarn Hows Car Park - Lake District

Tarn Hows Car Park - Lake District

Hawkshead Hill, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0PP

Explore the magical dark skies above the Lake District National Park from Tarn Hows. The location makes for an ideal aurora-spotting location, too; astrophotographers might take advantage of the lake towards the North East for reflections. Note that the access road is mainly a single track lane.


Tarn Hows Car Park - Lake District 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

  • 12/04/24

    10° 13%
  • 12/04/24

    10° 57%
  • 13/04/24

    10° 46%
  • 13/04/24

    46%

Weather forecast for Coniston (1.9 miles away) updated 12/04/24 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

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

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (21.9 miles away)

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  • Cockermouth Astronomical Society monthly meeting

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

    Friends Meeting House - Cockermouth, Cockermouth, (22.9 miles away)

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  • Lancaster and Morecambe Astronomical Society Meeting

    Wednesday 1st May 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Church of the Ascension - Torrisholme, Morecambe, LA4 6RH (23.6 miles away)

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  • Eddington Astronomical Society meeting

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

    Kendal Museum, Kendal, LA9 6BT (12.5 miles away)

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  • Furness and South Lakeland Astronomical Society Meeting

    Friday 3rd May 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Abbey Road Baptist Church - Barrow-in-Furness, Barrow-in-Furness, LA13 9BD (19.8 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Todd & Gunn Cottages

    Wasdale, Santon Bridge, Cumbria, CA19 1UX (13.5 miles away)

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  • Brookfield Guest House – Keswick

    Penrith Road, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4LJ (15.3 miles away)

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  • Cambridge House Hotel – Millom

    1 Cambridge Street, Millom, Cumbria, LA18 5BD (15.4 miles away)

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  • High Haume Glamping – Dalton-in-Furness

    High Haume Farm, Dalton In Furness, Cumbria, LA15 8JP (15.7 miles away)

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  • The Quiet Site

    Ullswater, Bennett Head, Cumbria, CA11 0LS (16.3 miles away)

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  • Greenah Bed & Breakfast

    Matterdale, Thackthwaite, Cumbria, CA11 0SA (16.4 miles away)

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