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Stargazing Evening for TwoCode: PGLSG2 12 month validity 5 locations 2 people
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Stargazing Evening for Two
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Discover the wonder of the dark skies with this Stargazing Evening for Two.
At your choice of location, you’ll be observing, learning about, and enjoying the night sky at a dark sky location for approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. You’ll be provided with astronomy binoculars, allowing you to really appreciate the awe-inspiring web of constellations above. Gain a greater appreciation of the dark sky, including how to find key objects on your own.
You’ll be given an information sheet and a sky map to take home, showing you details of what’s visible in the night sky. Perfect for anyone with a passion for astronomy, or simply those who enjoy beautiful views in unique surroundings.
- Stargazing Evening for Two
- Choice of various dark sky locations in County Durham, Cumbria, and Northumberland
- Individual astronomy binoculars provided
- Printed star chart to take home
- Useful information to help you continue your new hobby
- Personalised voucher and message card
- Cancellation indemnity
What happens on the day?
On arrival at your chosen dark sky location, you’ll meet at an indoor location where you’ll be given an introductory briefing on stargazing. Your experience will begin with a guide showing you the night sky with a laser pointer.
Unlike observatory events, you’ll each be provided with your own pair of astronomy binoculars for the evening, meaning you won’t have to queue for equipment. This way, you’ll be observing, learning about and enjoying the night sky for the whole event.
You’re free to bring your smartphone or tablet, so you can learn more about how to use apps to help you plan stargazing sessions independently. You’ll also be given a free information sheet and a printed star chart for the month of the event, enabling you to remember what you’ve seen.
Your voucher is valid for 12 months from the date of issue
- Minimum age: 5 (under 18s must be accompanied by a full paying adult)
- Some sites are wheelchair accessible - please ask at the time of booking
- There will be uneven ground and a short walk from the car park
- Toilets are available at all sites
- The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary
The experience is available selected nights and times from October to April.
We recommend you book at least four weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability.
Please allow 1 hour 30 minutes for the full experience with an addition 15 minutes to walk to and from the location.
What about insurance?
The centres contracted with us hold public liability insurance. We also hold contingency liability cover. You will not be liable for accidental damage to equipment, except where damage has been caused as a result of recklessness or wilful negligence.
A cancellation indemnity, subject to terms, is included with every voucher.
How it works
All you have to do is pay for the experience you wish to purchase and we’ll send a voucher and booking information to you or directly to the recipient, then you just need to check the info and book your experience.
Packaging and Delivery
Please see the following page for information on our packaging and delivery.
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5 locations across the UK
Please note some locations indicated on the map may not be completely accurate and should not be used when planning directions.