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Tarn Hows Car Park - Lake District

Tarn Hows Car Park - Lake District

Hawkshead Hill, Hawkshead, 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

  • 09/12/21

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  • 09/12/21

    85%
  • 10/12/21

    60%
  • 10/12/21

    62%

Weather forecast for Coniston (1.9 miles away) updated 09/12/21 at 04:00.




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  • Stargazing Weekend at Near Howe

    Friday 10th December 2021 from 17:00pm to Monday 13th December 2021 10:00am

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    Friday 17th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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    Wednesday 5th January 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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  • Stargazing Weekend at Near Howe

    Friday 7th January 2022 from 17:00pm to Monday 10th January 2022 10:00am

    Near Howe, Penrith, CA11 0SH (18.4 miles away)

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