Experience stars in the night sky like never before when visiting the forest after dark this winter. As the sun sets behind the trees and the stars appear above, the forest becomes a magical place to visit.
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Plan your visit
Plan your visit and check our top forests and events with real star-quality. The low levels of light pollution in our forests make the night sky amazing to behold.
Find your nearest 'Why stars matter' self-led family trail, during the daytime, to learn more about navigation using the night sky and the life of animals after dark.
Find out why people all over the world are switching off their lights for one hour, as we celebrate with events during WWF Earth Hour this March.
Stargazing tips and resources
Bring the night to life with the beginner's stargazing guide, produced in association with BBC Sky at Night Magazine, and packed full of amazing tips and techniques.
Photos of the night sky are jaw-dropping when executed perfectly. Check out our top tips for taking stunning night-sky photos and enter our photo competition.