Star gazing and Dark Skies
The National Park is now a Dark Sky Reserve.
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- Enjoying our Dark Skies
- Did you know that on a clear night above the Brecon Beacons stargazers are able to see the Milky Way, as well as numerous major constellations, bright nebulas and even meteor showers? In fact, the Brecon Beacons has some of the highest quality dark skies in the whole of the UK – making us the perfect destination to visit to get a better view of the night sky.
- Brecon Beacons Dark Skies Video
- Watch our amazing new video which promoted our successful joint Dark Skies accreditation bid with Brecon Beacons Park Society – we promise it will blow you away!
- Star gazing events
- It is no secret that the National Park has some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world – but many people don’t know that it also possesses some of the darkest skies in the UK. Come along and see for yourself at one of our star gazing events that we hold throughout the year.
- Star gazing in the Brecon Beacons
- Information on what you might see in the Brecon Beacons National Park, produced by the National Park Authority in collaboration with Dark Skies Wales.
- Brecon Beacons Dark Sky Reserve
- The Brecon Beacons National Park is a great place for stargazing. Find out about the National Park's bid for International Dark Sky Reserve status.
- Dark Skies Contact
- A form to contact Brecon Beacons Dark Skies
- Brecon Beacons – Star gazing Top 10
- The Brecon Beacons National Park is one of the few areas in the UK that enjoys truly dark skies situated away from areas of light pollution. The following sites are some of the the best areas to view our spectacular night sky.
- Listen to Brecon High School pupils report the news that Brecon Beacons National Park has become an International Dark Sky Reserve
- Pupils from Brecon High School took part in some stargazing before interviewing representatives from Brecon Beacons Park Society and Usk Astronomical Society about the dark skies above the Brecon Beacons. The report was part of their work with the BBC News School Report project. Download the file and listen to their report on your media player.