A guide to Eryri’s Dark Sky Reserve and star gazing in North Wales
Are you a watcher of stars? Awarded Dark Sky Reserve Status in 2015, the Eryri (Snowdonia) National Park is one of the best places in the UK to gaze at night skies
Top 5 Holiday Cottages For Stargazing
Are you a watcher of stars? Awarded Dark Sky Reserve Status in 2015, the Eryri National Park is one of the best places in the UK to gaze at night skies in all their mesmerising glory.
5 Favourite Star Gazing Spots In North Wales
The wonder of the night sky has inspired countless generations, poets, scientists and dreamers. Today this natural resource is threatened by the careless use of artificial light and so the International Dark-Sky Association works to protect and preserve the night sky for future generations. Much of Mid and North Wales is prime dark sky territory and with this in mind, Snowdonia is currently bidding for Dark Skies Status with the which would further protect its beautiful landscape offering some of the worlds best stargazing. If you are here over the winter period, you will have plenty of opportunity to see the night skies in all their glory; with less day light hours in an area with little light pollution, it’s a great opportunity to get to know the dark side – see the milky way, ponder Orion’s belt and of course make a wish upon a shooting star. So wrap up warm, fill the flask with…