Stargazing in South East Scotland

With sprawling parks and forests, there are plenty of dark skies to be found in South East Scotland. Head into the car parks of Eskdalemuir Forest to see into the Milky Way galaxy soaring overhead. Away from
Edinburgh you’ll find aurora viewpoints and inky skies where you can enjoy watching meteor showers like the Perseids.



Stargazing events in South East Scotland

  • St Andrews University Astro-Society meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 18th April 2024 from 21:15pm to 23:15pm

    University of St Andrews Observatory, St Andrews, KY16 9LZ

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  • Dalgety Bay Astronomy Club Meeting

    Tuesday 23rd April 2024 from 19:45pm to 21:45pm

    The Kabin - Dalgety Bay, Dalgety Bay, KY11 9UZ

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  • St Andrews University Astro-Society meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 25th April 2024 from 21:15pm to 23:15pm

    University of St Andrews Observatory, St Andrews, KY16 9LZ

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  • The Astronomical Society of Edinburgh meeting

    Friday 26th April 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Augustine United Church Centre, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL

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  • St Andrews University Astro-Society meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 2nd May 2024 from 21:15pm to 23:15pm

    University of St Andrews Observatory, St Andrews, KY16 9LZ

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  • Ancrum Astronomy Club Society meeting and observing

    Tuesday 7th May 2024 from 20:10pm to 22:10pm

    Ancrum Village Hall, Jedburgh, TD8 6XH

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  • St Andrews University Astro-Society meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 9th May 2024 from 21:15pm to 23:15pm

    University of St Andrews Observatory, St Andrews, KY16 9LZ

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  • Dalgety Bay Astronomy Club – Informal Club Night

    Tuesday 14th May 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    The Kabin - Dalgety Bay, Dalgety Bay, KY11 9UZ

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  • St Andrews University Astro-Society meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 16th May 2024 from 21:15pm to 23:15pm

    University of St Andrews Observatory, St Andrews, KY16 9LZ

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  • St Andrews University Astro-Society meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 23rd May 2024 from 21:15pm to 23:15pm

    University of St Andrews Observatory, St Andrews, KY16 9LZ

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Stargazing locations in South East Scotland

  • Alemoor Reservoir

    Roberton, Hawick, Roxburghshire, TD9

    Aurora Viewpoint, Go Stargazing Site

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  • Edinburgh Playfair Observatory

    Calton Hill, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH7 5AA

    Observatory

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  • Ettrick Marshes – Tima Water Car Park

    Ettrick, Selkirk, Selkirkshire, TD7 5HY

    Go Stargazing Site

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  • Megget Reservoir Dam

    Cappercleuch, Selkirk, Selkirkshire, TD7

    Go Stargazing Site

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  • Mills Observatory

    Glamis Road, Balgay Park, Dundee, Angus, DD2 2UB

    Astronomical Society, Observatory, Planetarium

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  • Royal Observatory Edinburgh

    Blackford Hill, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH9 3HJ

    Observatory

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  • University of St Andrews Observatory

    University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9LZ

    Observatory

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Stargazing accommodation in South East Scotland

  • Caddon View

    14 Pirn Road, Innerleithen, Peeblesshire, EH44 6HH

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Crawick Multiverse

    Crawick, Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire, DG4 6ET

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Entrance Lodge – Hawick

    Wilton Lodge Park, Hawick, Roxburghshire, TD9 7JL

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Ruberslaw Wild Woods Camping

    Spiral Tower, Hawick, Roxburghshire, TD9 8TB

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Singdean Alpnhaus

    Saughtree, Bonchester Bridge, Roxburghshire, TD9 0SP

    Stay & Gaze

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