Petworth House and Park
Petworth, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU28 9LR
Bring your torch and blanket and visit the Deer Park at night, discover some of the nocturnal wildlife and try out a bit of star gazing.
Find out about the bats and owls that roost in the deer Park. Take a look at the stars and comets of the night sky.
Bring along a picnic blanket and look up to the sky. We might be lucky enough to catch the meteor shower before 10 pm.
Walks take place on Friday 12 & Saturday 13 August, 8-10 pm.
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Sat 13th Aug
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Below is a list of events at Petworth House and Park. View these events on a calendar.