Find A Dark-Sky Place

Sycamore Gap on Hadrians wall with the Milky Way arching overhead.
Sycamore Gap and the Milky Way. Image: Mark McNeill

The International Dark-Sky Association hosts a network of registered dark-sky places across the globe. Click below to see the database of registered international dark sky places.

For UK users, there’s a useful map of DarkSky areas.

The Milky Way and several dark sky objects such as Orion and the Pleiades over Battlesteads Observatory in Northumberland
The Milky Way and several dark sky objects such as Orion and the Pleiades over Battlesteads Observatory in Northumberland. Image: Dr Martin Kitching
the Moffat Observatory with a mostly clear sky, and a solitary tree on the horizon.
Moffat Observatory, January 2021, Edward M Malone. Moffat is a Dark Sky Community.