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Stargazing in West Midlands

Escape the light pollution of the big towns and cities in the West Midlands, and you will see planets, shooting stars and far-away constellations.

The Shropshire Hills AONB is an excellent stargazing region with several dark sky discovery sites making it publicly accessible.

Head to places like the Clent Hills in Worcester or Barr Beacon, the only Dark Sky Discovery Site in the West Midlands, for excellent views.



Stargazing events in West Midlands

  • Heart of England Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 27th January 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    The Old Telephone Exchange - Furnace End, Birmingham, B46 2LL

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  • Stratford Astronomical Society Telescope Club Night

    Tuesday 1st February 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Alderminster Village Hall, Alderminster, CV37 8PE

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  • Northants Amateur Astronomers Informal Meeting and Observing

    Tuesday 1st February 2022 from 19:45pm to 21:30pm

    Geddington Village Hall, Geddington, NN14 1AZ

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  • Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

    Tuesday 1st February 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Keele Observatory, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 5BG

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  • Heart of England Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 3rd February 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    The Old Telephone Exchange - Furnace End, Birmingham, B46 2LL

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  • Herefordshire Astronomical Society meeting

    Sunday 6th February 2022 from 18:30pm to 21:00pm

    Kindle Centre, Hereford, HR2 7JE

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  • Redditch Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 7th February 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Windmill Community Centre - Redditch, Rye Grass Lane, B97 5YE

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  • Bromsgrove Astronomical Society informal observing evening

    Monday 7th February 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Bromsgrove Rugby Club, Bromsgrove, B60 3DH

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  • Knowle Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Monday 7th February 2022 from 19:45pm to 22:00pm

    Dorridge Village Hall, Dorridge, B93 8QA

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  • Keele Observatory Public Open Evening

    Tuesday 8th February 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Keele Observatory, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 5BG

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Stargazing locations in West Midlands

  • Aunt Phoebe’s Recreation Ground

    Long Compton, Chipping Norton, CV36 5JS

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Brindley Bottom Car Park

    Brindley Road, Cannock, WS12 4PR

    Go Stargazing Site

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  • Bury Ditches Car Park

    Lower Down, Clun, SY7 8BD

    Go Stargazing Site

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  • Camp Field Car Park

    Brindley Heath Road, Cannock, WS12 4PW

    Go Stargazing Site

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  • Carding Mill Valley

    Carding Mill, Church Stretton, SY6

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Coppice Hill Car Park

    Brocton, Rugeley, ST17 0TN

    Go Stargazing Site

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  • Cross Dyke Car Park

    Burway Road, Church Stretton, SY6

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Keele Observatory

    Keele University, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 5BG

    Observatory

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  • Lyth Hill Countryside Park

    Lythbank, Shrewsbury, SY3 0BS

    Go Stargazing Site

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  • Penkridge Bank Car Park

    Penkridge Bank Road, Rugeley, WS15 2UA

    Go Stargazing Site

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Stargazing accommodation in West Midlands

  • Alkington Grange Barns

    Alkington, Whitchurch, SY13 3NH

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Eaton Manor Country Estate

    Eaton-under-Heywood, Church Stretton, SY6 7DH

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Lucksall Camping and Caravan Park

    Mordiford, Hereford, HR1 4LP

    Stay & Gaze

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