Stargazing in the UK

Best Places in the U.K. to view the Sky at Night

Stargazing in the UK


Do you spend your life looking up at the night’s sky from busy urban areas?  If yes then we have a real surprise for you!   Protected by law and isolated on purpose; it is without hesitation that we recommend to Stargaze from a UK National Park.

Their protected and remote locations, mean that there is much less light pollution and the Stars shine brighter because of this. UK, National Parks are an astronomers’ delight and offer a wealth of stargazing opportunities for all.

Here is the list of the National Parks that we suggest for you to Stargaze.

North York Moors

Discover the panoramic views of the North York Moors’ Dark Skies, the latest National Park to join the International Dark Sky Reserve family.


Snowdonia was designated an International Dark Sky Reserve in 2015.

Brecon Beacons

On a clear night in the Brecon Beacons, you can see the Milky Way, major constellations, bright nebulas and even meteor showers.


Home to England’s first International Dark Sky Park. Discover Northumberland’s many dark sky sites where you can see millions of stars, far away from light pollution.

South Downs

One of only 18 International Dark Skies Reserves, the South Downs is one of the best places to stargaze in the UK.


Home to Europe’s first International Dark Sky Reserve. Exmoor Dark Skies are ideal to discover stargazing.

Yorkshire Dales

The Yorkshire Dales National Park has been designated as an International Dark Sky Reserve, joining an exclusive global family of Dark Sky Places.

We suggest that you take a look at this article for more information

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