Stargazing in South West Scotland

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Stargazing locations in South West Scotland

The map below shows places to go stargazing in South West 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 South West Scotland

Airdrie Observatory

Airdrie Library, Airdrie, ML6 0AG

Bruce’s Stone

Loch Trool, Near Bargrennan, DG8

Clatteringshaws Visitor Centre

Clatteringshaws House, Near New Galloway, DG7 3SQ

Coats Observatory

Paisley Museum, Paisley, PA1 2BA

Glentrool Visitor Centre

Glentrool, Near Bargrennan, DG8 6SZ

Loch Braden

Galloway Forest Park, Tallaminnock, KA19 7NT

Loch Doon Castle

Loch Doon Castle, Craigmalloch, KA6 7QE

Moffat Dark Sky Town

Moffat, Dumfries & Galloway, DG10

Scottish Dark Sky Observatory

Craigengillan Lodge, Dalmellington, East Ayrshire, KA6 7PZ

St Medans Beach Car Park

Monreith, Isle of Whithorn, DG8 8NJ

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