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Dark Skies Park in the Cairngorms National Park

International Dark Sky Park

The Tomintoul and Glenlivet area of the Cairngorms National Park is one of the best places to see a night sky brimming with stars. Huge efforts to reduce light pollution, some brilliant vantage points and vast horizons have seen the area recently awarded with the prestigious status of International Dark Sky Park. The Tomintoul and Glenlivet Dark Sky Park is the most Northerly Dark Sky Park in the world and among the darkest skies in the UK!


Read our blog on 'Top tips for spotting the Northern Lights in the Cairngorms'.


       Cairngorms Dark Sky Park Events

       Cairngorms Dark Sky Discovery Sites. Image Credit Nancy Chambers