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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

  • 05/12/21

    7%
  • 05/12/21

    5%
  • 06/12/21

    8%
  • 06/12/21

    9%

Weather forecast for Ditchling Beacon (0.1 miles away) updated 05/12/21 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Adur Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 6th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Southwick Community Centre, Southwick, BN42 4TE (7.2 miles away)

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  • Eastbourne Astronomical Society meeting

    Saturday 11th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Willingdon Memorial Hall, Willingdon, BN20 9HT (17.2 miles away)

    More info
  • Kenley Observatory Public Open Evening

    Saturday 11th December 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Norman Fisher Observatory at Kenley, Kenley, CR8 5EP (27.9 miles away)

    More info
  • Adur Astronomical Society observing group

    Wednesday 15th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Clayton Church Hall, Clayton, BN6 9PJ (2.2 miles away)

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  • Observing at Clayton Church Hall with Adur Astronomical Society

    Wednesday 15th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

    Clayton Church Hall, Clayton, BN6 9PJ (2.2 miles away)

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