Stargazing South Downs
Take advantage of this free Stargazing South Downs event, within walking distance of Rosebud Holiday Cottage in Steyning
Each year in February
No booking required
Stargazing South Downs Details
Activities can include:
- Indoor planetarium shows
- Virtual Reality Experience of our dark night skies
- Giant ‘sky at night’ colouring wall
- Nocturnal wildlife
- Outdoor stargazing (if the conditions are right)
The South Downs National Park is one of the best places in the UK to enjoy the sight of constellations, planets and distant galaxies. It was designated an International Dark Sky Reserve in 2016.
To learn more about the night sky, you could visit the Planetarium in Chichester.
South Downs Planetarium 100 seater auditorium provides an opportunity to view 4,500 stars, planets, Sun and Moon, which are projected onto a 10.8 metre dome.
An astronomer will be there and provide you with an expert commentary.
Relax and explore the past, present and future of the universe and the magic of the night sky, in warmth & comfort!
- Not suitable for children under 6 years of age.
- Duration about 70 minutes
Find out more on the Planetarium website
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