Stargazing in Highlands of Scotland

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Stargazing locations in Highlands of Scotland

The map below shows places to go stargazing in Highlands of Scotland including observatories, officially recognised dark sky locations and recommended sites. We very much welcome suggestions if you'd like to contact us.

List of stargazing locations in Highlands of Scotland

Camas na Sgianadin

Broadford, Isle of Skye, IV49

Castlehill Heritage Centre

Castletown, Caithness, KW14 8TG

Clan Donald

Clan Donald Centre, Armadale, IV45 8RS

Glen Canisp

Lochinver, Sutherland, IV27 4LW

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory

Culloden Battlefield, Culloden Moor, IV2 5EU

Kinloch Forest

Kinloch, Isle of Skye, IV43 8QY


Tain, Gillen, IV55 8GP


Kylerhea Otter Haven Car Park, Kylerhea, IV42 8NH

Leitir Easaidh

Little Assynt, Lochinver, IV27

Stein Jetty

Stein, Isle of Skye, IV55 8GA

The Putechan Hotel

Bellochantuy, Argyll, PA28 6QE

Trumpan Car Park

Trumpan, Isle of Skye, IV55 8GW

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