Choose from a fantastic range of affordable to luxurious self-catering accommodation and stay for 3, 4 or 7 nights all year round, including Christmas and New Year.
Nestled in the heart of the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park, Calvert Kielder is the perfect location to explore not only the night sky but the surrounding area and all it has to offer.
Telescopes are provided in select accommodations. In addition, there is a fully open roof in the Sky Den and your own private Observatory in the Star Gazer lodge!
Stay & gaze - this location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks. If you visit and find that the location is not dark sky friendly please let us know!
Weather forecast for Kielder Water (2.2 miles away) updated 18/09/21 at 12:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.