A Guide to Northern Lights-spotting

Enigmatic and ethereal, magical and mysterious: the Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, may be many things, but beyond all else they can be mighty elusive. Believed by native populations of the past to be anything from dancing human spirits, in the case of Yukon Eskimos, to a mischevious arctic fox, by the…

Starry-eyed: the Most Spectacular Stargazing Spots in the UK

If you fancy yourself a budding astronomer, there are scores of rural nooks in the UK where you’ll be treated to proper darkness, and therefore the chance to spot not just a few stars, but maybe even the whole Milky Way, and more.