• Cranborne Chase AONB, Shears Building, Stone Lane Industrial Estate, Wimborne, BH21 1HB  Tel: 01725 517417

Astrotourism workshop for local businesses at Royal Chase Hotel

Summary: From 7-9pm, register your interest at info@cranbornechase.org.uk

Date: Mar 20, 2019 19:00:00

Star tips to help local businesses capitalise on ‘astrotourism’, the latest tourism craze, are being offered through a series of seminars being organised in and around Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

Richard Darn, an astrotourism expert, will be running events in Blandford, Shaftesbury and Broad Chalke for local businesses to give them the inside track on how to pull in the stargazing crowds.

Cranborne Chase has exceptionally, high quality starry nights and the AONB has embarked on an exciting project to gain International Dark Sky Reserve status and wants everyone to benefit. The event timetable:

  • Tuesday 19 March at Chalke Valley Stores (The Hub), High Road, Broad Chalke, Wiltshire SP5 5EH
  • Wednesday 20 March at Royal Chase Hotel, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 8DB
  • Thursday 21 March at Hall & Woodhouse Visitor Centre, Bournemouth Road, Blandford DT11 9LS

All events will take place from 7 – 9pmPrice £7.50 payable on day (cash or cheque)Booking not essential but please register your interest at info@cranbornechase.org.uk. Tea & coffee available from 6.45pm. Moon watching afterwards if the skies are clear!