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The Bog Mine Car Park

The Bog Mine Car Park

The Bog, Sniperstones, SY5 0NG

The Bog Mine car park offers access to a unique and dramatic location – a lost mining village on the edge of Sniperstones National Nature Reserve. As well as wildlife watching and walking opportunities, it’s a great place to see the stars above the Shropshire Hills AONB. The car park is accessible 24 hours a day and is free of charge.


The Bog Mine 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

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  • 19/01/22

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  • 20/01/22

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  • 20/01/22

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Weather forecast for Bridges Long Mynd Youth Hostel (2.8 miles away) updated 18/01/22 at 20:00.



Events nearby

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  • Stargazing with Shropshire Astronomical Society

    Saturday 12th February 2022 from 20:00pm to 23:00pm

    Little Ness Village Hall, Shrewsbury, SY4 2LG (13.9 miles away)

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  • Shropshire Astronomical Society meeting and stargazing

    Saturday 19th February 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Rodington Village Hall, Shrewsbury, SY4 4QS (17.5 miles away)

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  • Cambrian Mountains Stargazing Weekend – March 2022

    Friday 4th March 2022 from 16:00pm to Sunday 6th March 2022 12:00pm

    Wigwam Holidays Hafren, Staylittle, SY19 7BY (29.8 miles away)

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  • Newtown Astronomy Society meeting

    Saturday 12th March 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Newtown Catholic Church Crypt, Newtown, SY16 2BJ (15.9 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Comer Woods

    Saturday 12th March 2022 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm

    Dudmaston Estate - National Trust, Bridgnorth, WV15 6QN (24.8 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Eaton Manor Country Estate

    Eaton-under-Heywood, Church Stretton, SY6 7DH (10.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Alkington Grange Barns

    Alkington, Whitchurch, SY13 3NH (27.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Little Hill Lodges

    Little Hill Barn, Llandrindod Wells, LD1 5NY (29.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Little Hill Lodges – Llandrindod Wells

    Little Hill Barn, Llandrindod Wells, LD1 5NY (29.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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