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Following Government advice to stay safe and protect the NHS, we are working hard to continue to deliver for you. Find information here on how to enjoy the National Park virtually, and how our services are operating during this time.

Dark Skies Festival

Dark Skies Festival

Four the past four years the South Downs National Park Authority runs a popular Dark Skies Festival, featuring free Stargazing South Downs events. 

The Festival takes place for two weeks every February and celebrates all things Dark Skies. 

Details for the 2021 Dark Skies Festival will be announced later this year.


" The Downs...too much for one pair of eyes, enough to float a whole population in happiness. "