OM Dark Sky and Observatory in Davagh Forest, County Tyrone, is the only one of its kind in Northern Ireland, is one of two Dark Sky Parks in Ireland, and is the 78th accredited International Dark Sky Park.

The new OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory boasts a range of services and facilities available to the public from exhibition tours, to the outdoor film experience, and group tours. In addition to the Dark Sky Park, the park also offers a Landscape Experience for visitors to gain and insight into glimpses of the culture, creativity, and belief systems of our Neolithic Ancestors. The OM Dark Sky and Observatory offers a place when astronomy meets archaeology.

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What we did

Creative Art Direction

UI\UX Design

Strategy and Planning

WordPress Development

WordPress Maintenance and Support

The Challenge

OM Dark Sky & Observatory required a new website to reflect the organisations brand. It was important for the OM Dark Sky & Observatory website to appeal to the core target audiences they want to attract to the site – great escapers, social energisers, and family fun. The new OM Dark Sky & Observatory website needed to promote the wide range of services and facilities on offer at in an engaging and easy to navigate format so website visitors could easily find the information they were looking.

Our Solution

Working closely with OM Dark Sky & Observatory, the team at WebsiteNI created a modern, fresh, and clean website. The main home page allows users to either view the Dark Sky Experience section of the site or discover more about the Landscape Experience. Throughout the OM Dark Sky & Observatory website there is a clear path for website visitors to navigate through, and clear calls to actions prompting visitors to ‘Book Now’. The OM Dark Sky & Observatory website is integrated with the Admit One booking system which allows users to easily plan and book their tickets online.

The OM Dark Sky & Observatory website was developed within the WordPress platform with an easy to use Content Management System to allow administrators at OM Dark Sky & Observatory to update internal pages, add events, images and content to maintain an effective online presence.