Aln Valley Cottages

Whittingham, Alnwick, NE66 4SJ

Location description

Enjoy a stargazing break at these charming holiday cottages, set in a private courtyard in a beautiful, tranquil location in the Vale of Whittingham and under the fabulous Northumberland dark skies!


Stay & gaze

This location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks.


Tonight's weather forecast

19/10/20
19:00
10°
10%
19/10/20
22:00
80%
20/10/20
01:00
84%
20/10/20
04:00
59%
Weather forecast for Powburn (2.48 miles away) updated 19/10/20 at 12:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural 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 Aln Valley Cottages

This location's rural 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.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Aln Valley Cottages can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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