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Nature's nightlife at Whinlatter

Nature's nightlife at Whinlatter

Wednesday 16th February 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

Whinlatter Forest Park - Forestry Commission
Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TW

Join the Forestry team at Whinlatter for a magical guided evening walk through the forest. Listen out for owls, learn about the wildlife in the forest, experience the wonders of the night sky and finish with hot chocolate and marshmallows around a campfire. Booking required.

This event takes place as part of the Cumbria Dark Skies Festival 2022.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 16/02/2022


Event organiser

Forestry England

Forestry England is organising this event

Please contact Forestry England directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

Please contact the Forestry Commission Whinlatter for all enquiries. Phone 017687 78469 or email [email protected]

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.



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