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Bring the night to life with our beginner's guide to stargazing

Sign up for our free beginner's guide to stargazing and see the forest at night in a whole new light, written in association with BBC Sky at Night Magazine. Click here to visit one of their digital issues. 

Packed with fantastic activities for all the family, get your hands on this free guide to learn about constellations, navigate by the stars, play night-games and become a Forest-Star.

What's included:

  • Stargazing top tips
  • Night sky facts and terminology
  • Winter star map
  • 3 games and activities to explore navigating the stars

Simply enter your details in the form, and we'll send your copy straight to your inbox! Don't forget to select to hear more from us, so you can receive the latest news and updates from the Forestry Commission.

Last updated: 20th March 2018

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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.