Tomintoul & Glenlivet Discovery Centre
The Square, Tomintoul, Banffshire, AB37 9ET
Join the team from the Tomintoul and Glenlivet Cairngorms Dark Sky Park for a festive family fun stargazing session and celebrate our dark skies! We will meet at the Discovery Centre at 6 pm on Thursday and Friday evenings before Christmas. Come and enjoy a hot chocolate and a walk down to the Field of Hope to take in the night sky with our red light head torches. Santa hats, reindeer horns, and festive attire are encouraged! Funded by Foundation Scotland from the Dorenell Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund.
Please note that this has already taken place on 23/12/2022
Tomintoul and Glenlivet Dark Sky Park is organising this event
Please contact Tomintoul and Glenlivet Dark Sky Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.
Fri 23rd Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.