Stargazing and night walking in the Cairngorms National Park


With near constant daylight during the months of May - August we are unable to offer Dark Sky walks.


Our Dark Sky Walks will resume in September as we head into autumn and a return of the darker nights. If you would like to enquire about a walk for the coming Dark Sky season between September and April  please contact us by email -


Welcome to the dark skies around Braemar and in the Cairngorms National Park.


Nestled in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, this pristine wilderness offers some of the most breath taking celestial views in the UK. As you embark on your stargazing and dark sky adventure, let us also weave the rich tapestry of legends and stories from the Braes of Mar, connecting you with the land's ancient past.


Your guide a winter mountain leader, NNAS navigation tutor and dark star ranger, has nearly 40 years of experience of walking the hills and glens of Royal Deeside.  He knows a story or two about the area, its ancient past and its connection with the people who lived here.


So grab your hat, coat and sense of wonder and let the magic of the night sky and the legends of the Braes of Mar, transport you to a world where time stands still.