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Ditchling Beacon

Ditchling Beacon

Ditchling, Brighton, Sussex, BN6

Highest point in Sussex with 360 degree views from the summit, free parking after 6pm. Great spot to get out of town and view starry skies.


Ditchling Beacon 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

  • 05/07/22

    18° 4%
  • 05/07/22

    16° 0%
  • 06/07/22

    14° 0%
  • 06/07/22

    12° 0%

Weather forecast for Ditchling Beacon (0.1 miles away) updated 05/07/22 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Horsham Astronomy Group meeting

    Wednesday 6th July 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    The Forest School - Horsham, Horsham, RH13 5NT (14.0 miles away)

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  • East Sussex Astronomical Society Meeting

    Thursday 7th July 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Egerton Park Indoor Bowls Club, Bexhill, TN39 3HL (25.2 miles away)

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  • Worthing Astronomers club observing night

    Saturday 16th July 2022 from 19:00pm to 23:00pm

    Clapham & Patching Village Hall, Worthing, BN13 3UT (15.6 miles away)

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  • Wadhurst and District Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 20th July 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Uplands Community College, Wadhurst, TN5 6AZ (22.3 miles away)

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  • Worthing Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Wednesday 20th July 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Emmanuel United Reformed Church - Worthing, Worthing, BN11 4SD (13.7 miles away)

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