Wirksworth Stardisc

Wirksworth Stardisc

Stoney Wood, Wirksworth, DE4 4EN

Commanding stunning views over the Ecclesbourne Valley as well as starry skies above the Wirksworth Stardisc is a fascinating art installation and stargazing site. First opened in September 2011 the location receives thousands of visitors each year.

The installation features a stone circle measuring 12m across with star charts engraved into black granite stone along with the names of constellations visible from the Northern hemisphere.

It is free to visit and open to everyone 24 hours a day all year round.


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    Friday 24th September 2021 from 20:00pm to 23:30pm

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    Friday 1st October 2021 from 20:00pm to 23:30pm

    Chesterfield Barnett Observatory, Hastings Close, Chesterfield, S41 8RH, East Midlands (12.6 miles away)

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    Thursday 7th October 2021 from 20:00pm to 21:30pm

    Gotham Memorial Hall, Nottingham Road, Gotham, NG11 0HE (21.5 miles away)

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    Friday 8th October 2021 from 20:00pm to 23:30pm

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    Saturday 9th October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Flamsteed Observatory, Near Brailsford, Derby, DE6 3BY (8.2 miles away)

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