Night hike and stargazing at Harting Down

Monday 19th February 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:30pm

Harting Down - National Trust

B2141, South Harting, GU31 5PN, South East


Join in a night walk up to Beacon Hill along the South Downs Way with hot drinks to finish. Take some binoculars if you have them! This stargazing event takes place in collaboration with the National Trust as part of the National Parks Dark Skies Festival 2018. Please contact the National Trust for all booking enquiries.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


This event is being organised by South Downs National Park who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Please contact the National Trust for all booking enquiries.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Monday 19th February 2018

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Harting Down - National Trust on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.

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