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Wasdale Head Car Park - Lake District

Wasdale Head Car Park - Lake District

Wasdale, Santon Bridge, Cumbria, CA20 1EX

This car park quite possibly ticks all of the boxes for a stargazing expedition to the Lake District. Located in a valley and surrounded by mountains the scenery is breathtaking by day and the dark star-filled skies awesome and inspiring on a moonless night.  There’s a nearby pub and plenty of accommodation options including a well equipped campsite with electric hook ups for caravans, heated pods and nordic tipis.  Check this location’s dark sky calendar when planning your trip to make sure the skies will be dark when you visit!


Wasdale Head 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

  • 09/08/22

    20° 4%
  • 09/08/22

    17° 0%
  • 10/08/22

    15° 0%
  • 10/08/22

    15° 0%

Weather forecast for Wasdale Head (0.2 miles away) updated 09/08/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Eddington Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 1st September 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Kendal Museum, Kendal, LA9 6BT (22.7 miles away)

    More info
  • Furness and South Lakeland Astronomical Society Meeting

    Friday 2nd September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Trinity Church Centre - Barrow-in-Furness, Barrow-in-Furness, LA14 5HT (23.8 miles away)

    More info
  • Milky Way Workshop – Ullswater

    Saturday 3rd September 2022 from 21:30pm to 23:30pm

    Glencoyne Bay Car Park - Ullswater, Penrith, CA11 0NQ (14.0 miles away)

    More info
  • Eddington Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 6th October 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Kendal Museum, Kendal, LA9 6BT (22.7 miles away)

    More info
  • Furness and South Lakeland Astronomical Society Meeting

    Friday 7th October 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Trinity Church Centre - Barrow-in-Furness, Barrow-in-Furness, LA14 5HT (23.8 miles away)

    More info

Stay and gaze nearby

  • Todd & Gunn Cottages

    Wasdale, Santon Bridge, Cumbria, CA19 1UX (6.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Brookfield Guest House – Keswick

    Penrith Road, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4LJ (11.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Near Howe

    Mugrisdale, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0SH (17.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Greenah Bed & Breakfast

    Matterdale, Thackthwaite, Cumbria, CA11 0SA (17.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Cambridge House Hotel – Millom

    1 Cambridge Street, Millom, Cumbria, LA18 5BD (17.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Quiet Site

    Ullswater, Bennett Head, Cumbria, CA11 0LS (17.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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