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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Anniston Farm Cottages

Inverbervie, By Montrose

Just imagine walking barefoot on St Cyrus sandy beach.Or skimming stones on Bervie Bay. Then sitting at...

Visit Scotland 4 * rating to 5 * rating
£299 -£699 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-6 in 3 Units
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Cologin Country Chalets & Lodges

Oban, Argyll

Self catering properties and a charming rustic bar and restaurant (converted from our old cattle byre) less...

Visit Scotland 3 * rating to 4 * rating
£120 -£1600 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-12 in 4 Units
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The Rowan Pod at Air-pods

Lauder, Scottish Borders

Glamping with style. Luxury for 2 people with ensuite facilities, own hot tub and BBQ hut, plus underfloor...

£399 -£450 per unit/pitch per night
Type:
Glamping & Camping
Sleeps:
1-2 in 1 Units/Pitche
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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
£330 -£825 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-6 in 4 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...

£475 -£750 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-4 in 1 Unit
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Daviot Lodge

Daviot, Inverness-shire

Luxury award winning B&B close to Inverness, convenient for touring all areas of the Highlands. Loch Ness,...

AA Visit Scotland 5 * rating
£73 -£140 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Sleeps:
1-2 in 7 Rooms
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The Beltie Byre

Auldgirth, Dumfries

Enjoy a peaceful break at the Beltie Byre self catering cottage, set on our organic working farm amid...

Visit Scotland 4 * rating
£350 -£650 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-8 in 1 Unit
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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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Culligran Cottages

Beauly, Inverness-shire

Experience the magic of Glen Strathfarrar, Scotland's secret glen, while staying on this family owned and...

Visit Scotland 2 * rating to 3 * rating
£260 -£580 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
5-7 in 5 Units
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Tomich Holidays

Tomich, Inverness-shire

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

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