The UK boasts some of the largest areas of dark sky in Europe which means there’s lots of twinkling stars just waiting to be seen. Head down to Exmoor National Park in Devon to see the Orion constellation shining above you or work your way up to Scotland’s Galloway Forest to catch a glimpse of the Milky Way – what will you do? Find the best seat in the house and watch the best show in the sky.
Stargazing in the UK
South Downs National Park
Covering 618 square metres of rural Sussex and Hampshire, South Downs National Park has been designated a Dark Sky Reserve by the International Dark-Sky Association. Look our for ancient star systems and star clusters from distant galaxies far, far away.
Exmoor National Park, Devon
Discover Saturn’s rings, Jupiter’s storms and uncover galaxies tens of millions light years away from spots like Holdstone Hill, County Gate, Webbers Post and Haddon Hill. You’ll be left feeling all starry-eyed from the twinkling spectacular of Exmoor’s protected dark skies.