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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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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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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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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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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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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Eden Holiday Hideaways

Kelso, Scottish Borders

Three luxury chalets with wood-fired hot tubs with panoramic views of the Eden and Tweed Valleys. Tranquil...

Visit Scotland 4 * rating
£400 -£1200 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-4 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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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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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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Caithness View Luxury Farm Lodges

Wick, Highlands & Islands of Scotland

Two deluxe lodges each sleep up to 6 and include a shower room, living area with sofa bed, kitchen, double...

£140 -£155 per unit/pitch per night
Type:
Glamping & Camping
Units/Pitches :
2
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