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Brecon Beacons granted 39international dark sky reserve t


Astronomers carried out a survey to assess the levels of light pollution and lighting engineers audited

What is an International Dark Sky Reserve?

A starry night in the Brecon Beacons

Star filled sky above Brecon Beacons National Park

the night sky in Wales

Brecon Beacons

Dark Sky locations

Exmoor National Park

The Brecon Beacons' Dark Sky Reserve in South Wales | The national park lies on

Elan Valley Estate achieves International Dark Sky Park status in world first


Ireland gets first Dark Sky Reserve

Milky way

International Dark Sky Reserves

Black Mountain, Brecon Beacons. Image credit: Flickr/Angel Ganev

Old wooden huts on Winterton Beach, Norfolk at night. Image; Getty

Dark Sky Reserve Great Britain Namibia New Zealand England (Credit: Babek Tafreshi/Getty

The skies above Ty Cipar, in Migneint, Snowdonia

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Star performance: A time-lapse photo catches the brilliance of the night sky over

Brecon Beacons granted 'international dark sky reserve' status to save its incredible starry views from light pollution

Star trails above Thurso Castle, Scotland

The final frontier

Treated with Aurora as far south as the Brecon Beacons whilst observing last night! @

America's first International Dark Sky Reserve will fill a chuck of the sparsely populated region containing

The sky at night

Not only is Exmoor rich in wildlife, it is also Europe's first Dark Sky Reserve, perfect for observing the star-lit heavens.

Here we reveal the best spots to go star gazing in your area. Pictured:

Stargazers at Cawfields, Northumberland Dark Sky Park

Perhaps you hadn't heard, or we should say, seen, but last Christmas the night sky above the Snowdonia National Park was granted special protection.

Snowdonia is one of the best spots south of the Highlands for dark skies, but it's always good for business for it to achieve acknowledgement and the ...

The South Downs Dark Sky Reserve


Northumberland National Park

This year's Chelsea Flower Show will feature a garden inspired by the Brecon Beacons National Park dark sky status. Brothers Harry and David Rich from ...

Prehistoric beginnings

The top six sites for astronomy in the UK – and that's official | Countryfile.com

More info https://breconbeacons.wordpress.com/2018/07/13/brecon-beacons-joins-the-refill-scheme/ … Photo @drovercycles #refillBreconBeaconspic.twitter.com/ ...

Explore the Brecon Beacons

Brecon Beacons

Who needs fireworks when you can witness nature's own display

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Elan Valley International Dark Sky Park

Kerry International Dark-Sky Reserve, Iveragh Peninsula, Ireland

The only Dark Sky reserve in Wales is situated in the Brecon Beacons and on a clear night you can see the Milky Way, major constellations, bright nebulas ...

Starry sky


Organism Geographic Scope of certifications Variations of certification Number awarded in February 2014 National (Canada) Dark Sky Reserve, Dark Sky ...

The Church of the Good Shepherd on the shores of Lake Tekapo in the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve. Photo by Fraser Gunn

Cadarn Bunkhouse, Felindre, Hay on Wye, Powys, Brecon Beacons

High Res

Brecon Beacons National Park

Great Staple Tor star trail. A series or over 400 images taken over a four

Exploring the Brecon Beacons in a Twizy: a foodie's tour

Region of Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky

The Brecon Beacons contains two stunning areas, which can often be confused due to the similarity of their names. The westerly one is Black Mountain or Y ...

5pm – The Foxhunter Suite, The Angel Hotel

... abseiling, caving and mountain biking are just some of the things you can do in the Brecon Beacons. It's also an International Dark Sky Reserve, ...

Brecon Beacons' cottages - in pictures

Set in a picturesque location | Tir Onen, near Penderyn ...

Brecon Beacons


Images supplied by Cadw of The milky way over Tintern Abbey to promote our upcoming stargazing events.

Brecon Beacons National Park. Watching Meteors

Brecon Beacons National Park

Janey Heyman is an intern for the Colorado Plateau Dark Sky Cooperative and the Consortium for

The final part of our Welsh Weekend with the Grumpy Chums (Rick, Gordon, myself and Stu – the order of grumpiness) last year brought us down to the Brecon ...


The quality of the dark skies here is amazing!

The vivid colours of the Welsh Flag stand out against the dark sky as the heaven's opened for the 35th Annual Wales Castles Race starting in the historic ...


We are alone save for a troupe of scouts on an orienteering exercise and the occasional red kite hanging on the breeze. The Brecon Beacons National Park is ...

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Carreg Cennen Castle in the Brecon Beacons, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Hay-on-Wye Dark Skies Festival

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It's a stunning setting with dark heathery earthy cliffs dropping to a grassy bowl with a number of bubbling streams.

Brecon Beacons Cottages, Crofftau by Visit Wales, via Flickr

Examples of the Bortle dark sky scale.

Pistyll Rhaeadr at head of Hanging Valley

the cabin exterior

Our Water Buffalo ...

The unlawful fence in the Brecon Beacons. Photo: Sîon Brackenbury

2017-03-25 11:58 - TP1133 (Beguildy Beacon)

I rarely dedicate time to pure landscape photography but a friend asked if I fancied a trip to mid Wales for a dawn shoot and as it was where I proposed to ...

Brecon Beacons National Park: Wales

To the south the hills of the Brecon Beacons could be seen with a dusting of snow and with clouds swirling above.

... the status of an 'international dark sky reserve' by the International Dark Sky Association, where it is now recognised as one of the best places in ...

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