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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

  • 11/08/22

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  • 12/08/22

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  • 12/08/22

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Weather forecast for Ditchling Beacon (0.1 miles away) updated 11/08/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • South Downs Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 7th October 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    South Downs Planetarium and Science Centre, Chichester, PO19 8RP (29.8 miles away)

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  • Stargazing evening at the Observatory Science Centre

    Saturday 8th October 2022 from 18:30pm to 23:00pm

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham, BN27 1RN (19.8 miles away)

    More info
  • Kenley Observatory Public Open Evening

    Saturday 8th October 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

    More info
  • Worthing Astronomers club observing night

    Saturday 15th October 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

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

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  • Kenley Observatory Public Open Evening

    Saturday 15th October 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

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