Beachy Head Countryside Centre is a fantastic stargazing location with excellent views across the English Channel. In addition, the venue is an excellent spot for public outreach events organised in collaboration between Eastbourne Astronomical Society and Eastbourne Borough Council.
Location events organiser
Eastbourne Astronomical Society organises events at this location
Please contact Eastbourne Astronomical Society directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location
Weather forecast for Eastbourne Youth Hostel (1.9 miles away) updated 23/10/21 at 20:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. 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. See our dark sky calendar for more details.