Alnmouth Beach

Alnmouth, Warkworth, NE66

Location description

The car park for access to Alnmouth Beach makes for a great stargazing location with excellent views to the East across the North Sea.


Go stargazing site

A place identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good spot to stargaze from. This is based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and having somewhere safe to park. These locations tend to be remote car parks with no facilities.


Tonight's weather forecast

19/05/19
19:00
13°
6%
19/05/19
22:00
11°
5%
20/05/19
01:00
10°
6%
20/05/19
04:00
10°
6%
Weather forecast for Warkworth (beach) (2.43 miles away) updated 19/05/19 at 12:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a semi-rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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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 Alnmouth Beach

This location's semi-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.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 1 event which was on 8th September 2017 organised by Lundgren Tours.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Alnmouth Beach can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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