Category Archives: dark skies

Christmas stargazing event at the Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre

This event takes place on the 10th December at the Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre and will run from 7.30pm until 11pm. Book your place today via here The jewel in the sky will be the Geminid meteor shower … Continue reading

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Best places to watch the Perseid Meteor Shower in the Brecon Beacons.

This week you will be treated to something spectacular as the Perseid Meteor Shower is reaching its peak.  Wednesday evening promises to be sensational, it may even be possible to see between 60-100 meteors an hour!  Here in the Brecon … Continue reading

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Top 10 places to go Stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

After seeing all the amazing Aurora photos taken in the Brecon Beacons last night, 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 … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons National Park celebrates its 58th Birthday

Happy Birthday to the Brecon Beacons National Park, 58 today and looking amazing! There is so much to do and see in our National Park, have a read of our top 10 suggestions of what you can do – perfect way … Continue reading

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Hay Dark Sky Festival happening this weekend

Looking for ideas for this weekend in the Brecon Beacons National Park? How about taking in some dark sky sights at Hay on Wye’s second dark sky festival this weekend – 17th – 19th April 2015. Over the weekend,  there will be … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons Dark Skies Events happening in April

We are so proud of the Brecon Beacons National Park being one of only five Dark Sky Reserves in the world.  So come and experience the constellations yourselves at the two upcoming dark skies events.  Hay Dark Skies Festival  17th – … Continue reading

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Three Great Places to Watch the Solar Eclipse

The sky will be a bit darker on 20 March around 8:30 am because of a solar eclipse, the first visible in the mainland UK since 2011. About 95% of the sun will be covered by the moon! Brecon Beacons happens … Continue reading

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