Stay at the cosy and well-equipped Entrance Lodge in Hawick and use it as a base to explore the Scottish Borders, only a short trip out of town away from the town’s lights will reveal the glorious dark skies above the region.
Stay & gaze - this location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks. If you visit and find that the location is not dark sky friendly please let us know!
Weather forecast for Hawick (0.7 miles away) updated 11/05/21 at 16:00.
Local light pollution
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.