Tag Archives: Dark skies

Meteor watching party – Sat 12th August

Meteor Watching Party It’s that time of year again, time for the Perseid meteor shower.  They are around for the first couple of weeks of August.  Saturday evening is close to the peak, the Moon is reasonably placed and the … Continue reading

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5 top spots for stargazing in the Brecon Beacons

There is a good description here of the 5 top spots for night sky star gazing in the Brecon Beacons. They are all within easy reach of Talybont although we have spots just as good within only 1-2 miles of … Continue reading

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November Star Gazing Night at The Star

The Star Inn in Talybont is once again hosting a Star Gazing Night November 29th. We’re hoping for a starry starry night so we can catch the peak of the Leonids meteor shower. You’ll need to book tickets for the … Continue reading

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Dark Sky for star gazing in Talybont

If you need convincing that the Brecon Beacons is a great place to visit for dark skies and star gazing… this image shows the night sky over the whole of Europe and our area of Wales (far left) looks to … Continue reading

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Night time skies over Brecon Beacons

We have truly fabulous dark skies here in the Brecon Beacons. This short video by Luke Maggs celebrates those and the industrial valleys of South Wales.

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