Allen Banks and Staward Gorge - National Trust

Allen Banks and Staward Gorge - National Trust

Near Ridley Hall, Bardon Mill, Northumberland, NE47 7BP

National Trust property and official Dark Sky Discovery Site. Excellent dark sky location and easily accessible from the main A69 trunk road. Free parking overnight from dusk until dawn, strictly no camping.


Allen Banks and Staward Gorge - National Trust is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Weather forecast

  • 12/06/24

    12° 2%
  • 12/06/24

    10° 5%
  • 13/06/24

    0%
  • 13/06/24

    4%

Weather forecast for Haydon Bridge (2.8 miles away) updated 12/06/24 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 27th June 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (28.7 miles away)

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 18th July 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (28.7 miles away)

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 15th August 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (28.7 miles away)

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  • Border Astronomical Society informal meeting and observing

    Thursday 12th September 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Trinity School Observatory, Carlisle, CA1 1JB (24.8 miles away)

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 19th September 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (28.7 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

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  • Northumberland Stargazing Hideaway

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 7HA (2.5 miles away)

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  • The Hiddle Hut – Northumberland

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 7ES (2.5 miles away)

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  • Twice Brewed Observatory and Planetarium

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 7AN (3.4 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Observatory, Stay & Gaze

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  • Herding Hill Farm Camping and Caravan Site

    Shield Hill, Haltwhistle, Northumberland, NE49 9NW, North East (5.3 miles away)

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  • Carraw Bed and Breakfast

    Carraw Farm, Humshaugh, Northumberland, NE46 4DB (5.4 miles away)

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  • Sycamore Cottage & Glamping

    Barrasford, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 4AG (9.4 miles away)

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