Stargazing in Northern Ireland

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Stargazing locations in Northern Ireland

The map below shows places to go stargazing in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Altarichard Forest Car Park

Altarichard Road, Magherahoney, County Antrim

Beaghmore Stone Circles

Blackrock Road, Cookstown, BT80 9PB

Benone Beach

Sea Coast Road, Downhill, BT51 4SD

Killylane Reservoir

Shanes Hill Road, Kilwaughter, BT40

Murlough Bay Car Park – County Antrim

Murlough Road, Ballycastle, County Antrim, BT54 6RG

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