Kielder Campsite

Kielder Village, Kielder, Northumberland, NE48 1ER

Location description

Kielder campsite description


Dark sky discovery site

Designated as a Dark Sky Discovery Site this location is accessible by members of the public and are officially recognised as excellent places to stargaze. Such locations often have free overnight car parking, some have toilet facilities however rarely allow overnight camping.


Stay & gaze

Location provides accommodation in a dark sky site and perhaps stargazing resources such as binoculars, star charts or even a basic telescope.


Tonight's weather forecast

24/11/17
18:00
2%
24/11/17
21:00
0%
25/11/17
00:00
27%
25/11/17
03:00
3%
Weather forecast for Kielder (0.79 miles away) updated 24/11/17 at 20:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Urban
Suburban
Semi-rural
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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Kielder Campsite

This location's dark site setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Forthcoming events at this location

The People's Star Party at Kielder - Autumn 2018

Friday 2nd November 2018 from 12:00pm to Sunday 4th November 2018 12:00pm
Starcamp

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When to visit

The best time to visit Kielder Campsite can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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