Elf Kirk Viewpoint

Elf Kirk Viewpoint

Near Tower Knowe Visitor Centre, Kielder Water, Northumberland, NE48 1BX

Publicly accessible dark sky discovery site near Kielder Water and within the heart of the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park. This location allows 24 hour overnight parking with the purchase of a £10 ticket from the Kielder Castle car park ticket machine.


Elf Kirk Viewpoint 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.

Weather forecast

  • 20/04/24

    10° 5%
  • 20/04/24

    9%
  • 21/04/24

    13%
  • 21/04/24

    9%

Weather forecast for Kielder Water (2.7 miles away) updated 20/04/24 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing in Northumberland at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Saturday 20th April 2024 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Observatory and Planetarium, Hexham, NE47 7AN (12.3 miles away)

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  • Stargazing in Northumberland at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Sunday 21st April 2024 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Observatory and Planetarium, Hexham, NE47 7AN (12.3 miles away)

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  • Stargazing in Northumberland at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Monday 22nd April 2024 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Observatory and Planetarium, Hexham, NE47 7AN (12.3 miles away)

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  • Stargazing in Northumberland at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Tuesday 23rd April 2024 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Observatory and Planetarium, Hexham, NE47 7AN (12.3 miles away)

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  • Stargazing in Northumberland at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Wednesday 24th April 2024 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Observatory and Planetarium, Hexham, NE47 7AN (12.3 miles away)

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  • Kielder Cottage

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