Woodfoot Cottage – Gatehouse of Fleet

Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas, DG7 2BJ

Location description

Woodfoot Cottage is located just 2 miles outside the village of Gatehouse of Fleet at the edge of the Carstramon woods. It’s an ideal location to explore the surrounding area and the dark skies above Dumfries & Galloway.


Stay & gaze

This location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks.


Tonight's weather forecast

19/10/20
19:00
11°
98%
19/10/20
22:00
11°
98%
20/10/20
01:00
10°
90%
20/10/20
04:00
10°
95%
Weather forecast for Gatehouse Of Fleet (2.15 miles away) updated 19/10/20 at 12:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural 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 Woodfoot Cottage - Gatehouse of Fleet

This location's rural 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 Woodfoot Cottage - Gatehouse of Fleet can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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