Stargazing South Downs
Take advantage of this free Stargazing South Downs event, within walking distance of Rosebud Holiday Cottage
15 February 2020 from 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm
No booking required
Stargazing South Downs Details
Help celebrate 10 years of the South Downs National Park at this free family event. Activities 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)
Designated an International Dark Sky Reserve in 2016, the South Downs National Park is one of the best places in the UK to enjoy the sight of constellations, planets and distant galaxies.
The South Downs National Park Authority organise events throughout the year. Check what’s on when you plan to visit
To learn more about the night sky you can also visit the Planetarium in Chichester.
South Downs Planetarium 100 seater auditorium provides an opportunity to view 4,500 stars, planets, Sun and Moon. These are projected onto 10.8 metre dome. An astronomer will be there providing an expert commentary.
Relax and explore the past, present and future of the universe and the magic of the night sky in warmth & comfort!
- Admission: Adults £7:00. Children 6 to 16 years £5:00.
- Not Suitable for children under 6 years of age.
- Duration About 70 minutes
Find out more on the Planetarium web site
Read about other places to visit and things to do in our Sussex Blog