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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

  • 11/08/22

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  • 12/08/22

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  • 12/08/22

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Weather forecast for Butser Hill (0.4 miles away) updated 10/08/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Isle of Wight Observatory open night

    Thursday 11th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

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

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  • Perseids meteor shower and nocturnal wildlife guided walk

    Friday 12th August 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Petworth House and Park, Midhurst, GU28 9LR (16.4 miles away)

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  • See the Perseids at Toothill Observatory

    Friday 12th August 2022 from 21:30pm to Saturday 13th August 2022 00:30am

    Toothill Observatory, Southampton, SO16 8AL (20.5 miles away)

    More info
  • Perseids meteor shower and nocturnal wildlife guided walk

    Saturday 13th August 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Petworth House and Park, Midhurst, GU28 9LR (16.4 miles away)

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  • Solent Amateur Astronomers meeting

    Tuesday 16th August 2022 from 19:15pm to 20:15pm

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

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