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Dunsten Steads Car Park

Dunsten Steads Car Park

Dunsten Steads, Embleton, Northumberland, NE66 3DT

The Dunsten Steads Car Park offers each access to the nearby beach at Embleton Bay which benefits from excellent views towards the North and North East. The location is ideal for spotting the aurora and nearby Dunstanburgh Castle offers an awesome opportunity for astrophotographers! Photo of the Milky Way above the castle used with kind permission of John Mcguinness.


Dunsten Steads Car Park is a Go Stargazing Site. The location has been identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good location for stargazing based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and offers a safe place to park.

Weather forecast

  • 16/08/22

    14° 46%
  • 16/08/22

    14° 12%
  • 17/08/22

    14° 8%
  • 17/08/22

    13° 5%

Weather forecast for Low Newton, Newton Haven (beach) (1.2 miles away) updated 16/08/22 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Northumberland Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 25th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre and Observatory, Amble, NE65 0JR (12.7 miles away)

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  • Astrophotography on Holy Island

    Saturday 27th August 2022 from 21:30pm to 23:30pm

    Holy Island Chare Ends Car Park, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 2SE (14.4 miles away)

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  • Northumberland Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 8th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre and Observatory, Amble, NE65 0JR (12.7 miles away)

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  • Northumberland Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 29th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre and Observatory, Amble, NE65 0JR (12.7 miles away)

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  • Northumberland Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 13th October 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre and Observatory, Amble, NE65 0JR (12.7 miles away)

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