This location on the South coast of Cornwall offers fantastic views of dark skies towards the south across the English Channel. It’s proximity to a farm towards the West and the town of Fowey a little further distant will result in some sky glow, however, this readily accessible car park location will offer amazing views of the skies above.
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.
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When to stargaze at Lantic Bay Car Park - National Trust
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.