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Dark Sky Discovery England 2011-2013

DSD's Steve Owens (r) takes Terry White (l) of Waltham Forest Blind Association on a tour of the night skyThis project is exploring ways of involving people and groups from a wide range of backgrounds in identifying their best local stargazing places as Dark Sky Discovery Sites.

Activities are being run in each English region. Similar activities are being run in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Click on the map to see how the programmes are developing in each part of the UK.



Map of UK Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland London South South West East of England East Midlands West Midlands North East North West Wales Yorkshire & Humber Scotland


The Dark Sky Discovery England project is funded by Natural England, the BIG Lottery Fund and the Science and Technology Facilities Council.