Kirknewton Village Hall

Kirknewton, Near Wooler, NE71 6XA

Location description

Kirknewton is located on the northern edge of the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park with free car park and toilet facilities open 24 hours a day.


Dark sky discovery site

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


Tonight's weather forecast

20/08/17
19:00
16°
5%
20/08/17
22:00
13°
2%
21/08/17
01:00
11°
1%
21/08/17
04:00
10°
0%
Weather forecast for Wooler Youth Hostel (5.08 miles away) updated 20/08/17 at 16:00.

Light pollution

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

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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 Kirknewton Village Hall

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.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there has been 1 event which was on 28th January 2017 organised by Northumberland National Park.

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When to visit

The best time to visit Kirknewton Village Hall can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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