We are in the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains, one of the best places in the UK to enjoy stargazing because of the clean air and lack of light pollution. 

Cambrian Mountains logo

The darkest skies are around the time of the New Moon each month, when the lack of moonlight means thousands of stars are visible.  

Star trail around North star
This timelapse photo by Dafydd Wyn Morgan, shows how the stars appear to rotate around the North star as the earth gently turns on its axis. 
In the cabin, we provide binoculars and a guidebook about the night sky.  

The lunar calendar dates for 2023 are shown below.  

Full Moon  2023 New Moon 2023
7th March 21st March
6th April 20th April
5th May 19th May
4th June  18th June
3rd July 17th July
1st and 31st August 16th August
29th September 15th September
28th October 14th October
27th November 13th November
27th December 12th December

But it's not just about the stars, the full moons are also spectacular and when there are no clouds, the moon is bright enough to walk outside without the need for a torch!

A bright moonlit night