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FRI 28 NOV

Stargazing

Sherwood Pines Forest Park, Mansfield

Run by: Forestry Commission - Sherwood Forest

An evening in the forest exploring the night sky using telescopes and star maps.

clock19:00–22:00

Suitable for 7+

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Stargazing in the Forest

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After an introductory presentation in the classroom, we will view distant galaxies millions of light years away, mysterious nebulae, glittering star clusters man-made satellites scurrying across the sky.

Disclaimer

Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.

Cost

£5.00 per person.

Skill Level

  1. Beginner
  2. Intermediate
  3. Advanced

Special requirements

Children must be accompanied. Wrap up warm and wear sensible shoes - bring a torch and binoculars if you have them. If you have your own 'scope bring that along too.

Venue

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Sherwood Pines Forest Park

Forestry Commission, Edwinstowe, Mansfield, NG21 9JL

www.forestry.gov.uk/sherwoodpines

Meeting point: Large classroom.

About this location

Sherwood Pines Forest Park is the largest woodland open to the public in the East Midlands.

The forest is a Show more… fantastic and inspiring place to experience the outdoors.

With everything from watching wildlife to cycling, there is something for everyone all year round.

Sherwood Pines Forest Park is located in the Heart of Sherwood Forest on the B6030 east of Kings Clipstone.

If coming via the bus take the number 14 or 15 to Kirton or Walesby from Mansfield bus station. They run every 1/2 hour Monday - Saturday and every hour on Sundays.
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Sherwood Pines Forest Park is the largest woodland open to the public in the East Midlands.

The forest is a fantastic and inspiring place to experience the outdoors.

With everything from watching wildlife to cycling, there is something for everyone all year round.

Sherwood Pines Forest Park is located in the Heart of Sherwood Forest on the B6030 east of Kings Clipstone.

If coming via the bus take the number 14 or 15 to Kirton or Walesby from Mansfield bus station. They run every 1/2 hour Monday - Saturday and every hour on Sundays.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Forestry Commission - Sherwood Forest.

Please register in advance.

Places are limited so call early to book your place.

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