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Stargazing in Highlands of Scotland

The Scottish Highlands has some of the most significant dark skies in Europe. The Tomintoul and Glenlivet International area in the Cairngorms is the most northerly Dark Sky Park globally.

The Highlands are the perfect place to count your lucky stars and planets! And you may see the *Mirrie Dancers* – a Scottish name for the aurora.



Stargazing events in Highlands of Scotland

  • Ben Nevis Sunrise Experience with Large Outdoors

    Saturday 4th June 2022 from 22:00pm to 06:00am

    Ben Nevis, Fort William, PH33 6SQ

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  • Ben Nevis Sunrise Experience with Large Outdoors

    Saturday 11th June 2022 from 22:00pm to 06:00am

    Ben Nevis, Fort William, PH33 6SQ

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  • Ben Nevis Sunrise Experience with Large Outdoors

    Saturday 18th June 2022 from 22:00pm to 06:00am

    Ben Nevis, Fort William, PH33 6SQ

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  • Ben Nevis Sunrise Experience with Large Outdoors

    Saturday 25th June 2022 from 22:00pm to 06:00am

    Ben Nevis, Fort William, PH33 6SQ

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  • Ben Nevis Sunrise Experience with Large Outdoors

    Saturday 2nd July 2022 from 22:00pm to 06:00am

    Ben Nevis, Fort William, PH33 6SQ

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  • Ben Nevis Sunrise Experience with Large Outdoors

    Saturday 9th July 2022 from 22:00pm to 06:00am

    Ben Nevis, Fort William, PH33 6SQ

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  • Ben Nevis Sunrise Experience with Large Outdoors

    Saturday 16th July 2022 from 22:00pm to 06:00am

    Ben Nevis, Fort William, PH33 6SQ

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  • Ben Nevis Sunrise Experience with Large Outdoors

    Saturday 23rd July 2022 from 22:00pm to 06:00am

    Ben Nevis, Fort William, PH33 6SQ

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  • Ben Nevis Sunrise Experience with Large Outdoors

    Saturday 30th July 2022 from 22:00pm to 06:00am

    Ben Nevis, Fort William, PH33 6SQ

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  • Ben Nevis Sunrise Experience with Large Outdoors

    Saturday 6th August 2022 from 22:00pm to 06:00am

    Ben Nevis, Fort William, PH33 6SQ

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Stargazing locations in Highlands of Scotland

  • Camas na Sgianadin

    Broadford, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye, IV49

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Castlehill Heritage Centre

    Castletown, Caithness, Caithness, KW14 8TG

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Clan Donald

    Clan Donald Centre, Armadale, Isle of Skye, IV45 8RS

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Glen Canisp

    Lochinver, Sutherland, Sutherland, IV27 4LW

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Isle of Coll – Arinagour

    Arinagour, Isle of Coll, Isle of Coll, PA78

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Isle of Coll – Cliad Football Pitch

    Arnabost, Isle of Coll, Isle of Coll, PA78

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Isle of Coll – RSPB Totronald

    RSPB Totronald, Coll, Isle of Coll, PA78 6TB

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory

    Culloden Battlefield, Culloden Moor, Inverness-shire, IV2 5EU

    Observatory

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  • Kinloch Forest

    Kinloch, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye, IV43 8QY

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Knockbreck

    Tain, Gillen, Isle of Skye, IV55 8GP

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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Stargazing accommodation in Highlands of Scotland

  • Knoydart Hide

    Inverie, Knoydart, Inverness-shire, PH41 4PL

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Knoydart House Studio Room

    Inverie, Knoydart, Inverness-shire, PH41 4PL

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Knoydart River Cottage

    Inverie, Knoydart, Inverness-shire, PH41 4PL

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Langridge Highland Home

    Badcaul, Garve, Ross-shire, IV23 2QY

    Stay & Gaze

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