Troopers Hill Nature Reserve

Crews Hole Road, Bristol, BS5 8HX

Location description

Hillside in the St George area of Bristol with stunning views, its slightly higher altitude should get you above the worst of the light pollution.


Dark sky discovery site

Designated as a Dark Sky Discovery Site this location is accessible by members of the public and are officially recognised as excellent places to stargaze. Such locations often have free overnight car parking, some have toilet facilities however rarely allow overnight camping.


Tonight's weather forecast

18/09/19
19:00
17°
0%
18/09/19
22:00
14°
0%
19/09/19
01:00
12°
0%
19/09/19
04:00
11°
0%
Weather forecast for St George (0.13 miles away) updated 18/09/19 at 12:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a urban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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Semi-rural
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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 1 event which was on 19th February 2018 organised by Bristol Astronomical Society.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Troopers Hill Nature Reserve can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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