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Experience stargazing on Scotland's biggest Rooftop Garden at New Lanark

New Lanark Stargazing

Experience stargazing on Scotland’s biggest rooftop garden, at the end of this month, for an out of this world event for all the family. This event will take place on the evenings of the 31st January, 1st & 2nd of February commencing at New Lanark’s Mill 3 Exhibition Gallery with a family friendly astronomy talk that will open your eyes to the starscape above and give you an insight to the evening ahead.

Following the talk you can take part in cosmic craft activities, including a chance to create your own telescope with real lenses. The event will then move up  to our rooftop garden where telescopes will be provided for observing the skies and stars*.

Join in the games, quizzes and enjoy New Lanark’s pop-up café selling tea, coffee, cakes and child friendly snacks. The Mill Café will be open late selling early dinner to heat you up before the event commences.

Stargazing at New Lanark takes place on Friday 31st January, 1st & 2nd February 2020. Time Slots Available are:

  • 6.30pm
  • 7pm
  • 7.30pm

PRICES Adult/Child £7.00 (under 3yrs free) Family of 3 £16.00 Family of 4 £21.00 Family of 5 £28.00 Family tickets must include 1 adult

Sessions will be booked on a first-come, first-served basis.  Please arrive 10 minutes before your session starts. Each session last approximately 2hrs. *Groups of 10 per telescope.  Visitors are welcome to bring their own telescopes.  The sky clarity is weather dependant. Children must be supervised at all times.

Booking essential!

To book call 01555 661345 or online at