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Stargazing in South Wales

To find the best places to stargaze in South Wales, head away from the light pollution of Cardiff, Newport and Swansea. Instead, you could head to the Brecon Beacons International Dark Sky Reserve or Nash Point Lighthouse at Abergavenny. South Wales is a vast area with a low population away from the cities and offers lots of stargazing opportunities.



Stargazing events in South Wales

  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 25th July 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Barry Community Centre, Barry, CF62 5TR

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  • Preseli Astronomy Group meeting and observing

    Tuesday 2nd August 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Letterston Memorial Hall, Haverfordwest, SA62 5RY

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 8th August 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Barry Community Centre, Barry, CF62 5TR

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 22nd August 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Barry Community Centre, Barry, CF62 5TR

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  • Cardiff Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 1st September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Cardiff School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff, CF24 3AA

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 5th September 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Barry Community Centre, Barry, CF62 5TR

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  • Preseli Astronomy Group meeting and observing

    Tuesday 6th September 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Letterston Memorial Hall, Haverfordwest, SA62 5RY

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  • Cardiff Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 15th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Cardiff School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff, CF24 3AA

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 19th September 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Barry Community Centre, Barry, CF62 5TR

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  • AstroCamp – Autumn 2022

    Saturday 24th September 2022 from 12:00pm to Tuesday 27th September 2022 12:00pm

    Cwmdu Campsite, Crickhowell, NP8 1RU

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Stargazing locations in South Wales

  • Brecon – Crai Reservoir

    Crai Reservoir, Cnewr, Powys, LD3

    Recommended Stargazing Site

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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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  • Broadhaven South Car Park

    Broadhaven, Bosherston

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Bwlch Mountain Lay-by

    Bwlch Mountain, Near Treorchy, Mid Glamorgan, CF42, Wales

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Craig Y Nos Castle

    Craig Y Nos Castle, Craig Y Nos, West Glamorgan, SA9 1GL

    Recommended Stargazing Site

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  • Dunraven Bay

    Southerndown, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan, CF32 0RP

    Go Stargazing Site

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Stargazing accommodation in South Wales

  • Aberyscir Coach House – Brecon

    Aberyscir, Brecon, Powys, LD3 9NP

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Basel Cottage – Little Hall

    Little Hall, Llandovery, Dyfed, SA20 0YW

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Bosherston Cottage – Gower Coast

    Lyserry Lane, Bosherston, Dyfed, SA71 5DN

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Crickhowell Railway Carriage

    Forest Coal Pit, Abergavenny, Gwent, NP7 7LL

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Fairyhill Cottage – Gower Coast

    Reynoldston, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA3 1BS

    Stay & Gaze

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