Welcome to the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory

perseids2014sm1SPECIAL EVENT
11th, 12th, & 13th August

View the famous Perseid meteor shower under dark skies, close to their peak of activity. For booking information see the Events Calendar.






APOY poster for website.pdfSPECIAL EVENT
16th August

Two new performance of Ros Borland’s play “A Part of You”, returning to the observatory following a sold out production in 2013. For booking information click here.




ratingslogo1 All visits to the SDSO must be pre-booked.

We are now on Instagram! We will try our best to upload daily pictures from the observatory. Check us out at – @thesdso

We welcome donations – help us stay open and available as a publically accessible observatory and educational facility: