Walk the Planets at Queen Elizabeth Country Park

Walk the Planets at Queen Elizabeth Country Park

Saturday 17th February 2024 from 18:00pm to 20:30pm

Queen Elizabeth Country Park
Gravel Hill, Horndean, Hampshire, PO8 0QE

This short, accessible trail will see the planets laid out to scale for everyone to walk through and get a feel for the distances in space. The event will also feature stargazing, storytelling, and Visual Reality headset experience of Dark Skies. You will also have a chance to enjoy the visitor centre and grab a hot drink and snack. Suitable for the whole family.

This event takes place as part of the South Downs Dark Skies Festival 2024.

Please note that this has already taken place on 17/02/2024

Event organiser

South Downs National Park

South Downs National Park is organising this event

Please contact South Downs National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.

Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Littleton Farm Campsite

    Upwaltham, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0LX (14.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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