Stargazing in Brecon Beacons Dark Sky Reserve

The Brecon Beacons National Park became an International Dark Sky Reserve in 2012. This accreditation is a testament to the quality of the region’s dark skies. A number of Dark Sky Discovery Sites make stargazing readily accessible. The Milky Way is easily seen crossing the skies on moonless nights. Local accommodation providers offer plenty of “stay-and-gaze” options. The scenic landscapes make for amazing astrophotography opportunities. Go stargazing in Brecon Beacons Dark Sky Reserve and see our Universe as it is meant to be seen!

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Stargazing locations in Brecon Beacons Dark Sky Reserve

  • Brecon – Carreg Cennen Castle

    Carreg Cennen Castle, Trapp, SA19 6UA

    Recommended Stargazing Site

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  • Brecon – Crai Reservoir

    Crai Reservoir, Cnewr, 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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  • Craig Y Nos Castle

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

    Recommended Stargazing Site

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  • Hay Bluff

    Hay Bluff Lay-by, South of Hay-on-Wye, HR3

    Recommended Stargazing Site

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  • Llangors Lake

    Llangorse, Brecon, LD3 7TR

    Recommended Stargazing Site

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Stargazing accommodation in Brecon Beacons Dark Sky Reserve

  • Crickhowell Railway Carriage

    Forest Coal Pit, Abergavenny, NP7 7LL

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Riverside Retreat Veterans Camp

    Cwmsawdde Farm, Llanddeusant, SA19 9UP

    Stay & Gaze

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