Butser Hill

Butser Hill

Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Near Clanfield, Hampshire, PO8

National nature reserve and part of the Queen Elizabeth Country Park, this observing site is the highest point in Hampshire and benefits from a rural location and good dark skies.


Butser Hill is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Weather forecast

  • 16/07/24

    18° 4%
  • 16/07/24

    15° 1%
  • 17/07/24

    13° 0%
  • 17/07/24

    12° 14%

Weather forecast for Butser Hill (0.4 miles away) updated 16/07/24 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Solent Amateur Astronomers meeting

    Tuesday 16th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Oasis Academy, Southampton, SO16 8FA (20.7 miles away)

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  • Worthing Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Wednesday 17th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Emmanuel United Reformed Church - Worthing, Worthing, BN11 4SD (28.5 miles away)

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  • Isle of Wight Observatory open night

    Thursday 18th July 2024 from 20:00pm to 22:30pm

    The Isle of Wight Observatory, Newchurch, PO36 0LX (24.3 miles away)

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  • Basingstoke Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 25th July 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cliddesden Primary School, Basingstoke, RG25 2QU (18.2 miles away)

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  • Isle of Wight Observatory open night

    Thursday 25th July 2024 from 20:00pm to 22:30pm

    The Isle of Wight Observatory, Newchurch, PO36 0LX (24.3 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Littleton Farm Campsite

    Upwaltham, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0LX (15.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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