Stargazing in Davagh Forest Dark Sky Park

Davagh Forest Dark Sky Park is a spectacular natural attraction in the Sperrin Mountains of Northern Ireland.

This forested park is renowned for its unspoiled night skies, making it a popular destination for stargazers and astrophotographers. The park is home to the OM Dark Sky Observatory

The International Dark-Sky Association designated the park as a Dark Sky Park in 2020, recognizing its efforts to minimize light pollution and preserve the natural darkness of the night sky.

Davagh Forest Dark Sky Park visitors can enjoy various activities, including guided stargazing tours and astronomy workshops.

With its stunning views of the Milky Way and other celestial objects, Davagh Forest Dark Sky Park is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in astronomy or a love of the great outdoors.

Visit Davagh Forest Dark Sky Park official website



Stargazing events in Davagh Forest Dark Sky Park

  • AstronOMy Club at OM Dark Sky Observatory

    Friday 23rd February 2024 from 19:30pm to 20:30pm

    OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory, Cookstown, BT79 8JH

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  • Junior AstronOMy Club (Christmas Special)

    Sunday 25th February 2024 from 13:00pm to 14:00pm

    OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory, Cookstown, BT79 8JH

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  • Junior AstronOMy Club (Christmas Special)

    Monday 25th March 2024 from 13:00pm to 14:00pm

    OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory, Cookstown, BT79 8JH

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  • AstronOMy Club at OM Dark Sky Observatory

    Friday 29th March 2024 from 19:30pm to 20:30pm

    OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory, Cookstown, BT79 8JH

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Stargazing locations in Davagh Forest Dark Sky Park

  • OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory

    Davagh Forest, Cookstown, County Tyrone, BT79 8JH

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Observatory

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Stargazing accommodation in Davagh Forest Dark Sky Park

  • Sperrinview Glamping

    71 Blackrock Road, Cookstown, County Tyrone, BT80 9PA

    Stay & Gaze

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