Kielder Campsite

Kielder Village, Kielder, Northumberland, NE48 1ER

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Location description

Kielder campsite description


Dark sky discovery site

Designated dark sky location accessible by members of the public these sites often have free overnight car parking, sometimes have toilet facilities however never 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

24/03/17
18:00
4%
24/03/17
21:00
1%
25/03/17
00:00
1%
25/03/17
03:00
1%
Weather forecast for Kielder (0.79 miles away) updated 22/03/17 at 20:01.

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
Rural
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

Kielder Forest Star Camp - Spring 2017

Wednesday 22nd March 2017 from 12:00pm to Sunday 26th March 2017 12:00pm
Starcamp

The People's Star Party at Kielder - Autumn 2017

Friday 13th October 2017 from 12:00pm to Sunday 15th October 2017 12:00pm
Starcamp

Kielder Forest Star Camp - Autumn 2017

Wednesday 18th October 2017 from 12:00pm to Sunday 22nd October 2017 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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