Nine locations on Skye have been officially named “Dark Discovery Sites” after they were judged to be perfect spots for stargazing. Experts claim the Isle of Skye is one of the darkest places in Europe and an ideal location to study the night sky.From the hostel garden, on a dark, clear night you can see the Milky way, shooting stars and even watch the satellites orbiting overhead. If you are really lucky, there’s always a chance you could see the awesome Aurora borealis or Northern lights.April and September are the best months for stargazing as it gets too light at the height of summer but this is an experience in itself! You’ll be amazed by the endless daylight in June and July!

Come and see the Sky in Skye!