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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

  • 10/08/22

    27° 0%
  • 10/08/22

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  • 11/08/22

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  • 11/08/22

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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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  • Solent Amateur Astronomers meeting

    Tuesday 20th September 2022 from 19:15pm to 20:15pm

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

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  • Worthing Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Wednesday 21st September 2022 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 22nd September 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

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

    More info
  • Reading Astronomical Society Friday Club for Beginners

    Friday 23rd September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Swallowfield Parish Hall, Reading, RG7 1QW (28.0 miles away)

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  • Stargazing Weekend at Island Planetarium – September 2022

    Friday 23rd September 2022 from 19:30pm to Sunday 25th September 2022 22:15pm

    Fort Victoria Country Park & Planetarium, Yarmouth, PO41 0RR (29.8 miles away)

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