The Ideal UK Destinations for Winter Stargazing

The majority of people believe that stargazing is a summer activity. However, you should also know that there is nothing like the winter sky. In order to make the best of it, there are some locations you should think about when it comes to stargazing.

PoSHHUts, Hexham

PoSHHUts, Hexham

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This stargazing spot can be found right in the heart of the national park, in the vicinity of Kielder Water. One of the features that the location is known for is luxury: you can find king size beds, kitchens, chandeliers, a lot of storage space, and ensuite shower room.

South Meadows Caravan Park, Belford

South Meadows Caravan Park, Belford

In case you would like to do some stargazing in style, this might be the perfect spot for you. Here you can find Scandinavian lodges that come with two bedrooms, ensuite bathroom, private garden area, and digital TV. A trip to this location can become great family fun.

Galloway Forest Park

Galloway Forest Park

This was the first park of the country that has been named Dark Sky Park. This means that there are no lights that would bother the visitors in stargazing. Besides this, the guests have all the amenities that they could be thinking about.

Exmoor National Park

Exmoor National Park

Although this isn’t a Dark Sky Park, it is an International Dark Sky Reserve. If you would like to find out more about the secrets of the sky but you are still a beginner, the people working at the park have put together a small guide for you to know your way around the sky.

Brecon Beacons National Park

Brecon Beacons National Park

If you know a little something about stargazing, you should take a trip to this park to see major constellations, meteors, and naturally, the Milky Way. The good news is that there are several spots in the park for you to enjoy the nighttime show.

National Trust Stargazing Trails

It is possible that you aren’t looking for glamping or luxury when it comes to stargazing. If this is the case, you might want to explore the stargazing trails. Such trails can be found in Suffolk, Peak District, and the Lake District. You could also be thinking about Cardigan where you can gaze at the stars during the night and at the dolphins during the day.

Even though the sky is the same, no matter where you go, you can be sure that each site has something new to offer for your need to discover.

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