Bellingham Camp & Caravan Club Site

Bellingham, Hexham, NE48 2HR

Location description

Campsite with awesome dark sky location located in the heart of the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park.


Private venue

Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.


Stay & gaze

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

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

22/08/19
19:00
16°
64%
22/08/19
22:00
16°
21%
23/08/19
01:00
16°
16%
23/08/19
04:00
16°
5%
Weather forecast for Bellingham (0.62 miles away) updated 22/08/19 at 18:01.

Location light pollution

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

Urban
Suburban
Semi-rural
Rural
Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Bellingham Camp & Caravan Club Site

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.

Forthcoming events at this location

Bellingham Dark Sky Starcamp - Winter 2019

Friday 22nd November 2019 from 16:00pm to Sunday 24th November 2019 12:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear), Recommended, Starcamp

Stargazing at Bellingham Camp Site

Sunday 24th November 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Day Visitor Stargazing at Bellingham Camp Site

Sunday 15th March 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Bellingham Camp & Caravan Club Site can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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