Location Category: Dark Sky Discovery Site

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 and most do not allow overnight camping.



Dark sky discovery site locations

  • Abriachan Forest Trust

    Abriachan, Inverness, IV3 8LB

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Allen Banks and Staward Gorge – National Trust

    Near Ridley Hall, Bardon Mill, NE47 7BP

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Allendale Golf Club

    Near Sinderhope, Allendale, NE47

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Alwinton Car Park

    Alwinton, Near Harbottle, NE65 7BQ

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Aunt Phoebe’s Recreation Ground

    Long Compton, Chipping Norton, CV36 5JS

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Badbury Rings Car Park – National Trust

    Kingston Lacy, Wimbourne, BH21 4DZ

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Balderhead Reservoir

    Hunderthwaite, Near Cotherstone, DL12

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Ballannette Country Park – Isle of Man

    Ballamenagh Road, Baldrine, IM4 6AJ

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Ballaugh Beach Car Park – Isle of Man

    Ballaugh Beach, The Cronk, Isle of Man, IM7

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Barrow Common – Brancaster

    Common Lane, Brancaster, PE31 8DB

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Battlesteads Observatory

    The Battlesteads Hotel, Wark, Northumberland, NE48 3LS

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Observatory

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  • Beacon Fell Visitor Centre

    Beacon Fell, Preston, PR3 2NL

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Bignor Hill Car Park

    Bignor, Pullborough, RH20 1PH

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Birling Gap

    Birling Gap, Eastbourne, Sussex, BN20 0AB

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Bowlees Visitor Centre

    Newbiggin, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XF

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Breckland Astronomical Observatory

    Great Ellingham, Near Attleborough, NR17

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Observatory

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  • Brecon – Crai Village

    Crai Village, Libanus, Powys, LD3 8YP, Wales

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Brecon – Libanus Mountain Centre

    Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8ER, Wales

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Brecon – Plas Dolygaer

    Pontsticill, Merthyr Tydfil, Powys, CF48 2UR, Wales

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Brecon – Red Lion Pub

    Church Road, Penderyn, Powys, CF44 9JR, Wales

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Brecon – Usk Reservoir

    Near Trecastle, Brecon, Powys, LD3, Wales

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Brendon Two Gates

    Brendon Two Gates, Simonsbath, TA24

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Broadhaven South Car Park

    Broadhaven, Bosherston

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Buckden National Park

    Dalegarth, Buckden, BD23 5JU

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Buriton Village Green

    High Street, Buriton, GU31 5RX

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Burnhope Reservoir

    Wearhead, St Johns Chapel, DL13

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Butser Hill

    Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Near Clanfield, Hampshire, PO8

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Bwlch Mountain Lay-by

    Bwlch Mountain, Near Treorchy, CF42, Wales

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Camas na Sgianadin

    Broadford, Isle of Skye, IV49

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Carding Mill Valley

    Carding Mill, Church Stretton, SY6

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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