Westleton Common

Westleton Common

Off Mill Street, Westleton, Suffolk, IP17 3BD

Westleton Common is part of open coastal heath land with good visibility on all sides and excellent dark skies above. This location is frequented by members of DASH Astro Society who run public stargazing sessions here.


Westleton Common is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Weather forecast

  • 18/06/24

    17° 9%
  • 18/06/24

    13° 3%
  • 19/06/24

    12° 0%
  • 19/06/24

    12° 1%

Weather forecast for Darsham (1.4 miles away) updated 18/06/24 at 20:01.




Events nearby

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  • Norwich Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 21st June 2024 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Seething Observatory, Thwaite, NR35 2EQ (18.1 miles away)

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  • Orwell Astronomical Society meeting and observing

    Monday 24th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Newbourne Village Hall, Newbourne, IP12 4NP (19.1 miles away)

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  • Lowestoft & Yarmouth Regional Astronomers Meeting

    Tuesday 25th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Parkhill Hotel Coach House Room, Lowestoft, NR32 5DQ (17.6 miles away)

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  • Observing with DASH at Darsham Village Hall

    Thursday 4th July 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Darsham Village Hall, Darsham, IP17 3QJ (1.8 miles away)

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  • Orwell Astronomical Society meeting and observing

    Monday 8th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Newbourne Village Hall, Newbourne, IP12 4NP (19.1 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Haw Wood Farm Caravan Park

    Hinton, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 3QT (2.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Blyth Rise Stays

    Station Road, Laxfield, Suffolk, IP13 8HF (9.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Windmill Lodges

    Red House Farm, Saxtead, Suffolk, IP13 9RD (12.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Albion Nights

    Norwich Road, Woodton, Norfolk, NR35 2LP (18.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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