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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

  • The Astronomical Society of Edinburgh meeting

    Friday 3rd June 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Augustine United Church Centre, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL

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  • Mills Observatory Open Day

    Saturday 4th June 2022 from 12:30pm to 16:00pm

    Mills Observatory, Dundee, DD2 2UB

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  • Summer Solstice 2022 at Crawick Multiverse

    Tuesday 21st June 2022 from 04:00am to 12:30pm

    Crawick Multiverse, Sanquhar, DG4 6ET

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  • The Astronomical Society of Edinburgh meeting

    Friday 1st July 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Augustine United Church Centre, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL

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  • Mills Observatory Open Day

    Saturday 2nd July 2022 from 12:30pm to 16:00pm

    Mills Observatory, Dundee, DD2 2UB

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  • Mills Observatory Open Day

    Saturday 6th August 2022 from 12:30pm to 16:00pm

    Mills Observatory, Dundee, DD2 2UB

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  • Mills Observatory Open Day

    Saturday 3rd September 2022 from 12:30pm to 16:00pm

    Mills Observatory, Dundee, DD2 2UB

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  • Ancrum Astronomy Club Society meeting and observing

    Tuesday 6th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Ancrum Village Hall, Jedburgh, TD8 6XH

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  • Ancrum Astronomy Club Society meeting and observing

    Tuesday 4th October 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Ancrum Village Hall, Jedburgh, TD8 6XH

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  • Ancrum Astronomy Club Society meeting and observing

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

    Ancrum Village Hall, Jedburgh, TD8 6XH

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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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  • Edinburgh Royal Observatory

    Blackford Hill, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH9 3HJ

    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

    Observatory, Planetarium

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  • St Andrews Observatory

    University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife, KY16

    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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  • 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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