How large are the groups on your pre-scheduled dates?
The guide can take up to a maximum of 12 people.
How large are the groups on the private bookings?
Private Groups up to 8 are welcome, should your group be larger in size please request this at the time of booking and more information will be asked to provide a bespoke quote.
Why would I book a private group experience?
These are ideal for groups of friends, a family or two families combined looking for their own private experience together. Also, perfect for a landmark moment like a proposal or special occasion such as an anniversary or gift idea.
I’d like to join an existing group, which option is best for me?
Book on one of the pre-scheduled dates where you will be with other guests in a group environment.
Where is the meeting point with the guide?
The tours leave from the Bignor or Midhurst area; a 30 minute / 15 miles scenic drive from the Beachcroft Hotel, your meeting location along with a kit list will be provided.
Is car parking available in the national park?
Yes, car parking will be available and is free. Information on this will be provided once you have confirmed your booking.
Are children welcome?
Children are welcome on this walk. They will need to be able to walk consistently over undulating terrain for 2 hours and in the dark without issue, and to be considerate to the wildlife. Of course, they must be accompanied. We recommend Dark Skies for children aged 10 plus.
Do I need to bring a Torch?
Yes please bring a torch- one per person, head torches or handheld torches are recommended, a full kit list will be provided.
Will it be really dark up there?
Yes, there are no artificial lights, so it will be dark, and this is the magic of the experience.
What should I wear on the Dark Skies experience?
A kit list will be provided, please wear suitable attire and dress appropriately for a winter’s day on the Downs. Good walking shoes, layers, waterproofs, hat, gloves – ensure you are warm and comfortable.
Any other questions you may have please do not hesitate to ask us by emailing [email protected] or calling us on 01243 827142.