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The Quiet Site

The Quiet Site

Ullswater, Bennett Head, CA11 0LS

The Quiet Site is an award-winning, carbon-neutral holiday park set amongst the stunning fells that overlook Ullswater.

The venue offers full amenities and numerous accommodation options including quirky and cosy hobbit holes (pictured), cottages, glamping cabins, camping pods and pitches for motorhomes, caravans and tents.

The site is designed to minimise its impact on the local environment and the owners are keen advocates for protecting the fabulous dark skies against light pollution. As such they have installed dark sky friendly lighting across their resort to ensure visitors can enjoy the starry skies!


Stay & gaze - this location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks. If you visit and find that the location is not dark sky friendly please let us know!

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Weather forecast

  • 24/10/21

    12° 8%
  • 24/10/21

    11° 51%
  • 25/10/21

    11° 57%
  • 25/10/21

    44%

Weather forecast for Pooley Bridge (2.6 miles away) updated 23/10/21 at 20:00.




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  • Stargazing in Cumbria at Hutton Roof

    Saturday 27th November 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Hutton Roof Village Hall, Carnforth, LA6 2PG (29.2 miles away)

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  • Eddington Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 2nd December 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Kendal Museum, Kendal, LA9 6BT (19.7 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Friday 3rd December 2021 from 18:00pm to 19:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (28.3 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Friday 3rd December 2021 from 19:00pm to 20:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (28.3 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Friday 3rd December 2021 from 20:30pm to 21:30pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (28.3 miles away)

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