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Dark Skies and Discoveries: Rathlin Island Overnight Escape

Environment & Nature History & Society
Dark Skies and Discoveries: Rathlin Island Overnight Escape
Event Description

Visit Rathlin Island this winter, Northern Ireland's sole inhabited island, complete with breathtaking cliff top walks, warm local hospitality, and unparalleled wildlife encounters. Delve into the science behind Rathlin's distinctiveness — this is your chance to uncover the mysteries that make this island extraordinary.

There will be an array of captivating talks spanning diverse topics—from Rathlin's seabirds, climate impact and buried revelations. After a day of exploration cap the evening off with an awe-inspiring stargazing session at one of the island’s historic lighthouses.

As part of this package you will stay at the Manor House, a magnificent Georgian building offering panoramic views of Church Bay and the Atlantic Ocean and gain complimentary access to all Friday and Saturday afternoon NI Science Festival events on the island. Please note that some events are exclusively for adults.

Evening and Daytime Events will include:

Packages for 2 people sharing start from £180 bed & breakfast. Other family and single room options are available.

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