Cambrian Mountains - Stargazing Weekend

Cambrian Mountains - Stargazing Weekend

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Available to 30 March 2025
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About

Dark Sky Wales presents a two-day adventure filled with astronomical tuition and observations, set in the wonderful dark skies of Staylittle in Mid Wales.

The workshop is aimed at all levels of experience, with the aim of getting you more accustomed to astronomy, the night sky and taking your own images.

Check-in and check-out times

Check-in: Friday from 4pm
Check-out: Sunday by 12pm

Programme

Day 1 - Friday

4.00pm Arrive at the Hafren.
6.00pm Introductory Lecture – The basics of Astronomy
7.00pm Break
7.30pm Equipment – Introduction to astronomical equipment.
9.00pm Break
10.00pm Astronomical Observation and Astrophotography (weather permitting)
2.30am Finish for the night

Day 2 - Saturday

The day is left free for you to explore the wonderful scenery of Mid Wales.

6.00pm Lecture – What’s in the night sky?
7.00pm Break
7.30pm Astrophotography – Landscape and deep sky imaging.
9.00pm Break
10.00pm Astronomical Observation and Astrophotography (weather permitting)
2.30am Finish for the night

Day 3 - Sunday

12.00pm Leave Hafren

Accommodation

On site there are 6 Running Water Deluxe Wigwam® Cabins, each built and finished to the highest standard for the ultimate glamping experience. Each cabin sleeps up to 4 adults or a family of 5 and provides the following facilities;

1 double bed and 1 double sofa bed with memory foam mattresses
En-suite shower room with shower, hairdryer, basin, heated towel rail, toilet, and toilet rolls
Kitchenette fitted with electric 2 hot plate hob, full-sized fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle and sink
Crockery for 4 guests (including cutlery, bowls, dinner plates, side plates, mugs, acrylic tumblers, chopping board, tin opener and wine glasses)
Pans (includes saucepan, frypan and cooking utensils)
Dining table and four chairs
Flat-screen TV; Free Sat & WiFi available
Small torch for emergencies
Lockable French doors leading to private decking area with picnic bench
Deluxe fire pit/bbq – (firestarter packs and logs can be purchased upon arrival)
All electricity, heating and hot water

Luv Tubs (available with 2 of the Wigwam® Cabins)

Rhyddyfeity,
Staylittle,
Llanbrynmair,
Llanbrynmair SY19 7BY
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