Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Apollo moon landing at our family friendly weekend stargazing festival this July!
Meeting place for local astronomical society, often in a location that enables stargazing and observing.
This location has been identified as a great site to spot Aurora with relatively low light pollution and clear horizons towards the North.
Designated as a Dark Sky Discovery Site this location is accessible by members of the public and are officially recognised as excellent places to stargaze. Such locations often have free overnight car parking, some have toilet facilities however rarely allow overnight camping.
A place identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good spot to stargaze from. This is based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and having somewhere safe to park. These locations tend to be remote car parks with no facilities.
Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.
This location has a planetarium offering astronomy presentations projected onto a large curved screen or dome.
Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.
Public location used for stargazing events.
This location has been recommended as a great place to stargaze by the local authority, parks provider or property owner. May require payment for access or parking.