Stargazing in Scotland

Scotland's wild and untouched landscapes are some of the most breathtaking in the U.K. One of the greatest benefits of this is how little light pollution Scotland suffers, and some of the greatest stargazing spots can be found here.

Galloway Forest Park was given the honour of being the first dark sky park in the U.K. back in 2009.  It maintains a reputation for being one of the top spots in the country to see the full grandeur of the night sky.  At certain times throughout the year you can experience guided talks of the stars from guest speakers.

Loch Doon features the World's only public use observatory in a Dark Sky Park.  With Scotland's crystal clear skies it is possible to make out the Andromeda Galaxy with the naked eye, and (if you are are very lucky) at select times of the year you can bear witness to the majesty of the Northern Lights.

Farm Stay features properties in or near Dark Sky areas across Scotland, so if you are planning a stargazing holiday then start with the properties below!

 

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West Barmoffity Farmhouse

Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway

West Barmoffity was built in 2007 and offers traditional farmhouse bed and breakfast, we have two ensuite...

Visit Scotland 4 * rating
£45 -£90 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Sleeps:
1-3 in 2 Rooms
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Easter Dalziel Farm

Inverness, Inverness-shire

Cosy, traditional cottages. Come and visit our family farm and see our friendly hairy highland cows! Central...

Visit Scotland 3 * rating
£400 -£675 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-6 in 3 Units
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Newhill Farm Cottages

Cupar, Fife

Three luxury holiday cottages, pet friendly, with fully inclusive use of an indoor pool, indoor and outdoor...

Visit Scotland 4 * rating
£595 -£1195 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-6 in 3 Units
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Railway Crossing Cottage

Anstruther, Fife

A charming detached stone cottage, with its own private hot tub, originally a crossing keeper's cottage on...

£510 -£800 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-4 in 1 Unit
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Blarghour Farm Cottages

By Dalmally, Argyll

Peaceful Self Catering Holiday cottages on a Farm by Loch Awe, nr Inveraray & Oban in Argyll, Scotland.

Visit Scotland 4 * rating
£355 -£850 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-6 in 4 Units
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Leanach Farm

Inverness, Inverness-shire

Leanach Farm enjoys grand views overlooking the Culloden Viaduct and the Nairn Valley. Situated just 6 miles...

Visit Scotland 4 * rating
£60 -£90 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Sleeps:
1-2 in 3 Rooms
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The Mews Apartment at Daviot Lodge

Daviot, Inverness-shire

This bijou first floor apartment for one or two persons is ideally situated for Highland touring. Only 10...

Visit Scotland 4 * rating
£300 -£560 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-2 in 1 Unit
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Tomich Holidays

Tomich, Inverness-shire

Choose from the 2 bedroom en-suite Courtyard Cottage or the 3 bedroom Woodland Lodge in private woodland. ...

Visit Scotland 3 * rating to 4 * rating
£330 -£760 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-6 in 2 Units
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Craigievern Holiday Cottage

Loch Lomond & Trossachs , Stirlingshire

Craigievern Holiday Cottage is a spacious 4 Bedroom cottage set in the heart of a Beef, Sheep, Poultry & Pig...

£850 -£1100 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-8 in 1 Unit
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Airhouses

Lauder, Scottish Borders

Self catering with a difference! Five exceptional lodges set in 600 acres of farmland. Ensuite bathrooms and...

Visit Scotland 5 * rating
£350 -£2500 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-10 in 5 Units
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