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

  • 02/12/23

  • 02/12/23

  • 03/12/23

  • 03/12/23


Weather forecast for Butser Hill (0.4 miles away) updated 02/12/23 at 12:00.

Events nearby

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  • Worthing Astronomers observing night (location TBC)

    Saturday 2nd December 2023 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

    Clapham & Patching Village Hall, Worthing, BN13 3UT (25.1 miles away)

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  • West Wight Stargazing Club

    Tuesday 5th December 2023 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Island Planetarium, Yarmouth, PO41 0RR (29.8 miles away)

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  • Guildford Astronomical Society lecture meeting

    Thursday 7th December 2023 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7XH (25.3 miles away)

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  • Isle of Wight Observatory open night

    Thursday 7th December 2023 from 20:00pm to 22:30pm

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

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  • Observing at Windlesham School Observatory

    Friday 8th December 2023 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Windlesham School Observatory, Pulborough, RH20 4AY (25.5 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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