Explore the constellations amongst the Lake District fells. Well-known astronomer, Robert Ince, will guide you on your journey along the Milky Way, with a chance to catch the ancient Lyrids meteor shower. Starting in the library with a talk on how we need to protect dark skies and what you may see when you go outside, weather permitting.
Once outside, Robert will point out the naked eye objects, helping you locate them with a powerful last and teach you to find them yourself by star hopping. Enjoy stories of the sky from Greek mythology and other cultures while seeing the wonders through powerful telescopes and binoculars.
We have two sessions running for an hour and a half – the first starts at 8.30pm and the second starts at 10.30pm.
Wrap up warm and bring binoculars and a torch if you have them.
£20 per person for the session
If you would like to stay with us, we have rooms starting from £150 for the night and then you can add stargazing for £20pp. Click here to book your stay.