Equinox (Spring)

Times of Access

  • 18:18 Sunset on previous night
  • 19:00 Access to the droves
  • 05:45 Start of access
  • 06:09 Sunrise
  • 08:00 Visitor centre cafe opens
  • 08:30 End of access

*Times subject to official confirmation

Previous & Future Gatherings 
Ast. Date & Time  Managed Open Access
2018 20th (16:15)  Tuesday 20th March TBC
2017 20th (10:28)  Monday 20th March
2016 20th (04:30)  Sunday 20th March
2015 20th (22:45)  *Following morning Sat 21st
2014 20th (16:57)  Thursday 20th March
2013 20th (11:02)  Wednesday 20th March
2012 20th (05:14)  Tuesday 20th March
2011 20th (23:21)  Following morning Mon 21st
2010 20th (17:32)  Saturday 20th March
2009 20th (11:43)  Friday 20th March
2008 20th (05:48)  Thursday 20th March
2007 21st (00:07)  Wednesday 21st March
2006 20th (18:06)  Monday 20th March
2005 20th (12:33)  Sunday 20th March
2004 20th (06:49)  Saturday 20th March
2003 21st (01:00)  Thursday 21st March
2002 20th (19:16)  Following morning Thrs 21st
2001 20th (13:31)  Tuesday 20th March
2000 20th (07:35)  Monday 20th March
  • Ast. = Astronomical date
  • TBC = To Be Confirmed
  • All the information gathered for these charts is to the best of my knowledge correct
  • If the astronomical timing of the equinox is after sunset then access is scheduled for the next day
  • *2015 Spring Equinox coincided with a partial 80-85% solar ecilpse on the 20th March, however because the astronomical timing was after sunset MOA access occurred on the 21st