Wharram Percy Car Park

Wharram le Street, Malton, YO17 9TD

Location description

This car park, offering access to the nearby Wharram Percy deserted medieval village, occupies a great hill top location with excellent vistas all round.


Go stargazing site

A place identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good spot to stargaze from. This is based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and having somewhere safe to park. These locations tend to be remote car parks with no facilities.


Tonight's weather forecast

24/05/19
19:00
16°
5%
24/05/19
22:00
12°
1%
25/05/19
01:00
10°
4%
25/05/19
04:00
0%
Weather forecast for Thixendale Youth Hostel (2.49 miles away) updated 24/05/19 at 08:00.

Location light pollution

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

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

When to stargaze at Wharram Percy Car Park

This location's dark site setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Wharram Percy Car Park can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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