The North Peninnes has embraced one of the wonderful natural resources it has -- fantastic dark skies. Being one of the first AONB's to create official dark sky discovery sites a number of publicly accessible stargazing locations make it a great region for stargazing. The North Peninnes Observatory in Allenheads opens its doors in January 2017. Stargazing in North Peninnes AONB has an exciting future ahead.
The map below shows places to go stargazing in North Peninnes AONB including observatories, officially recognised dark sky locations and recommended sites. We very much welcome suggestions if you'd like to contact us.