Best places to see the Supermoon and go Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

A reminder that tonight you may be able to view the Supermoon – so wrap up warm, pack a flask and some snacks and head for the hills. Check out our top ten stargazing spots for some inspiration on where to go.

 

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Photo by Andy Johnston “Sheep passing the moon”

 

We thought we’d remind you on a clear night in the Brecon Beacons, you can see the Milky Way, major constellations, bright nebulas and even meteor showers. It’s enough to make anyone starry-eyed.

Check out the upcoming stargazing events run by Dark Sky Wales with their mobile planetarium will take you on a virtual tour of the heavens, and hopefully, the skies will be crisp and clear so Allan Trow and Martin Griffiths can also use the telescopes and binoculars to guide you around the heavens.

Where are the best places to see our dark skies? Check out our top places to go stargazing in the Brecon Beacons 

Find out more about stargazing in and around the Brecon Beacons here

Now that the entire Brecon Beacons National Park is an International Dark Sky Reserve, we intend to preserve our night skies, reduce energy wastage, help protect nocturnal wildlife and hold events related to the fascinating topic of astronomy – find out how here.  You’re very welcome to come and experience our dark skies for yourself.

Where to Stay for your visit 

The Brecon Beacons offers a wide range of accommodation to suit all your requirements to make the most of our dark skies! Whether you want to bring your dog along so need pet-friendly accommodation, or fancied coming with a group of friends there will be somewhere for you!  Plan where you’ll stay here.

Happy Stargazing! – Please remember to share your photos with us #VisitBreconBeacons

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2 Responses to Best places to see the Supermoon and go Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

  1. welshlover says:

    Is the Storey Arms still in the Brecon Beacons?. I know the Beacons fairly well having travelled across them often by car or coach from the Rhondda Valley to Brecon and Beyond

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