© Galloway Astronomy Centre 2022 All images are copyright – M Alexander unless otherwise stated
The location for anyone wanting to see thousands of stars in a dark sky
There are few places in the UK where you can clearly see the Milky Way and also the Andromeda Galaxy with just your eyes. The Galloway Astronomy Centre is such a place. Located approx 20 miles south of the Internationally recognised Gold Award Dark Sky Park at the Galloway Forest. Our beautiful night sky is free of light pollution making viewing the wonders of the night sky an unforgettable experience. One big advantage of the Galloway Astronomy Centre over other observatories is after stargazing there is no travelling on unlit or icy roads, your warm accommodation is only a short walk away. To read more about our Astronomy Centre please click on the images below or the links on the left.
Future Events  To help you choose a time to visit here is what will be visible from the Centre over the next 12 months Astronomy Events  What has been observed so far this year Equipment  Our telescopes and other equipment we use to show you the wonders of the night sky Introduction  See what the Centre can offer you Accommodation  Our rooms and facilities. Courses  From the basics of identifying stars and planets to trying your hand at astroimaging, we have a course for you.
Galloway Astronomy Centre Discover the Dark Skies of Galloway
“It’s the best view I’ve ever had” - Prof Ian Morison (Jodrell Bank)
Restrictions may be easing, however, we will continue to meet Covid hygiene standards. Please read our Covid 19 safety page HERE.
Book with Confidence We are Covid 19 prepared for your safety  Blue Moon Scope Shop SALE
© Galloway Astronomy Centre 2022 All images are copyright – M Alexander unless otherwise stated
Galloway Astronomy Centre Discover the Dark Skies of Galloway
The location for anyone wanting to see thousands of stars in a dark sky.
There are few places in the UK where you can clearly see the Milky Way and also the Andromeda Galaxy with just your eyes. The Galloway Astronomy Centre is such a place. Located approx 20 miles south of the Internationally recognised Gold Award Dark Sky Park at the Galloway Forest. Our beautiful night sky is free of light pollution making viewing the wonders of the night sky an unforgettable experience. One big advantage of the Galloway Astronomy Centre over other observatories is after stargazing there is no travelling on unlit or icy roads, your warm accommodation is only a short walk away. To read more about our Astronomy Centre please click on the images below or the Menu above.
Future Events  To help you choose a time to visit here is what will be visible from the Centre over the next 12 months Astronomy Events  What has been observed so far this year Equipment  Our telescopes and other equipment we use to show you the wonders of the night sky Introduction  See what the Centre can offer you Accommodation  Our rooms and facilities. Courses  From the basics of identifying stars and planets to trying your hand at astroimaging,  we have a course for you. Courses  From the basics of identifying stars and planets to trying your hand at astroimaging,  we have a course for you.
“It’s the best view I’ve ever had” - Prof Ian Morison (Jodrell Bank)
Book with Confidence We are Covid 19 prepared for your safety
Restrictions may be easing, howver, we will continue to meet Covid hygiene standards. Please read our Covid 19 safety page HERE.
Blue Moon Scope Shop See our range of Skywatcher and Celestron Telescopes for sale Check out the Scope Shop for  low price, high quality binoculars SALE
The location for anyone wanting to see thousands of stars in a dark sky.
There are few places in the UK where you can clearly see the Milky Way and also the Andromeda Galaxy with just your eyes. The Galloway Astronomy Centre is such a place. Located approx 20 miles south of the Internationally recognised Gold Award Dark Sky Park at the Galloway Forest. Our beautiful night sky is free of light pollution making viewing the wonders of the night sky an unforgettable experience. One big advantage of the Galloway Astronomy Centre over other observatories is after stargazing there is no travelling on unlit or icy roads, your warm accommodation is only a short walk away. To read more about our Astronomy Centre please click on the images below or the links on the left.
Future Events  To help you choose a time to visit here is what will be visible from the Centre over the next 12 months Astronomy Events  What has been observed so far this year Equipment  Our telescopes and other equipment we use to show you the wonders of the night sky Introduction  See what the Centre can offer you Accommodation  Our rooms and facilities. Courses  From the basics of identifying stars and planets to trying your hand at astroimaging,  we have a course for you. Courses  From the basics of identifying stars and planets to trying your hand at astroimaging,  we have a course for you.
Galloway Astronomy Centre Discover the Dark Skies of Galloway
Book with Confidence We are Covid 19 prepared for your safety
Restrictions may be easing, however, we will continue to meet Covid hygiene standards. Please read our Covid 19 safety page HERE.
Blue Moon Scope Shop See our range of Skywatcher and Celestron Telescopes for sale SALE Check out the Scope Shop for  low price, high quality binoculars