Petworth House and Park
Petworth, Midhurst, GU28 9LR
Visit the Deer Park at night to discover some of the nocturnal wildlife and try out a bit of star gazing. Find out about the bats and owls here, learn about light pollution and take a look at the stars and comets of the night sky. Bring along a picnic blanket, look up at the sky and you might be lucky enough to catch the meteor shower before 10 pm. Adults £7.50, children free. Booking is essential. Assistance dogs only.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 13/08/2021
The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. 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.
Fri 13th Aug
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.