Skye & Lochalsh enjoy some of the darkest skies in Europe. Free from the light pollution which blights towns and cities, our inky black skies present the heavens in all their spectacular beauty. There's plenty to discover, from the bejewelled cluster of the Pleiades or Orion's mighty belt in November, to the magical meteor showers of the Perseids or the graceful constellation of Cygnus the Swan, in August. rule
Nine unique locations throughout the island have been recognised as being perfect for viewing our night sky. All enjoy good access, with firm ground for wheelchairs, and all promise an unforgettable experience on a clear night.

For more information about each location click the orange telescopes on the map opposite.

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If you would like more information about the night skye in and around Skye & Lochalsh contact our resident expert by email HERE
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Download a PDF of our
Dark Skye leaflet HERE
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