As a recent addition to the short list featuring Gold Tier International Dark Sky Reserves
around the world, Kerry is situated on a picture-perfect landscape.
With some of the lowest light pollution in the UK, Exmoor was named Europe's first International Dark Sky Reserve
International Dark Sky Reserve
status was granted to the Brecon Beacons National Park on 2013 February 19.
The Brecon Beacons National Park in south Wales, UK, has had the title, International Dark Sky Reserve
, bestowed upon it.
Exmoor National Park in Devon was last year designated an International Dark Sky Reserve
- the first in Europe and only the second in the world - but there are plenty of other spots for some constellation contemplation.
Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre, Libanus Allan says: "Located in Wales first International Dark Sky Reserve
the visitor centre has all the facilities you'd need for a good nights stargazing.
We will finish the week staring at the stars - literally, as Snowdonia has been officially designated an International Dark Sky Reserve
Hosted by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority at the National Park Visitor Centre, Lt Colonel (retd) Mike Lewis, the High Sheriff of Powys, presented the award to Jim Wilson, chairman of the Park Society, who accepted the highly coveted accolade which recognises the vital role the society played in helping the Brecon Beacons National Park gain International Dark Sky Reserve
Among the experiences included in the app are star gazing at the International Dark Sky Reserve
in Exmoor's National Park, and climbing Scafell Pike, the highest peak in England.
Exmoor National Park has become an International Dark Sky Reserve
and it is hoped more will follow.
It has recently been awarded International Dark Sky Reserve
status, and sky gazers flock to the area to get the best view possible of the intriguing night sky and stare at stars they would otherwise be unable to see in overly-lit towns and cities.