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Battlesteads Observatory

Battlesteads Observatory

The Battlesteads Hotel, Wark, Northumberland, NE48 3LS

Battlesteads Observatory is located on the premises of the Battlesteads Hotel in Wark. The venue benefits from good dark skies for its village location.

The observatory runs a variety of events most evenings each week and often ties in deals with the hotel and restaurant.

For the best stargazing experience, we recommend visiting Battlesteads Observatory when the skies are at their darkest, the time around each New Moon. See our dark sky calendar to find out when is best.


Battlesteads Observatory 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.

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Battlesteads Observatory

Battlesteads Observatory organises events at this location

Please contact Battlesteads Observatory directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Wark (0.1 miles away) updated 22/01/22 at 16:00.