Category Archives: dark skies

St Dwynwens Day and Valentines Day

On the 25th of January each year, people all over Wales celebrate St Dwynwen’s Day, the Welsh patron saint of lovers. A Welsh love spoon is traditionally given as a Saint Dwynwen’s day gift. Dwynwen lived during the 5th century … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons National Park Astronomy Evenings

A series of interactive lectures by former University and NASA astronomer Martin Griffiths December 11th 2015: The Star of Bethlehem – what could it have been? January 22th 2016: Looking for other Earths – are there planets like ours out … Continue reading

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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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