Carrick-a-Rede Island near Ballintoy in Co Antrim is reached by a rope bridge that dates back to 1755.

We hope this helps you find your closest dark sky site and go stargazing! Also declared an International Dark Sky Sanctuary this month is !Ae!Hai Kalahari Heritage Park, which is part of the 38,000-sq km Kgalagadi Transfrontier … Near Ridley Hall, Bardon Mill, NE47 7BP. The following is a list of dark sky locations including dark sky discovery sites in the UK. For enquiries regarding gift vouchers, please send us an email. The Beehive State should be re-named the Dark Sky State, with no less than nine Dark Sky Parks in Utah. Going Dark by artist Tim Shaw is a temporary radio station, visual installation and multi-channel sonic performance created especially for Sanctuary 2017, within a UK dark sky space, on a dark site with no Internet connection and no cellular phone signal.. Roberton, Hawick, TD9 . Dark Sky Pod; Welcome to the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory. New Zealand's very own Great Barrier Island is one of only five Dark Sky Sanctuaries and in June 2017 was the first Island Sanctuary of the world. Dark skies allow people to get a clear, unpolluted view of the stars, and they are rare because 80% of Earth’s land mass suffers from light pollution. Enjoy Good Heavens Dark Sky Experiences with stargazing packages for individuals or groups including "Dining with the Stars". The Pacific island of Niue is the world’s first whole country to become a dark sky nation. Of the more than 150 dark sky discovery sites in the UK, two are in Northern Ireland. Dark Sky Sanctuaries. The newest is the remote Steinaker State Park in northeast Utah between Dinosaur National Monument and the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area. The Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park is set to play host to 24 hours of experimental music and art. It’s at an elevation of 5,500ft, and the Uinta Mountains help block artificial light from the town of Vernal to the south. Abriachan Forest Trust. Allen Banks and Staward Gorge - National Trust. Abriachan, Inverness, IV3 8LB. List of dark sky sites in the UK. Alemoor Reservoir. Please see our Events Calendar for forthcoming activities, sessions and events. We welcome donations – help us stay open and available as a publicly accessible observatory and educational facility. All visits to the SDSO must be pre-booked.