Hawkhope Car Park

Hawkhope Car Park

Hawkhope, Near Falstone, Northumberland, NE48

Located on the shores of Kielder Reservoir across the dam from the main road this remote car park offers wonderful views the dark skies above. Free evening car parking for stargazing purposes.


Hawkhope Car Park 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

  • 24/04/24

    4%
  • 24/04/24

    4%
  • 25/04/24

    3%
  • 25/04/24

    2%

Weather forecast for Kielder Water (2.5 miles away) updated 24/04/24 at 04:01.




Events nearby

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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 (13.6 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at the Robin Hood Inn

    Thursday 25th April 2024 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    The Robin Hood Inn - East Wallhouses, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE18 0LL (24.6 miles away)

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  • Stargazing in Northumberland at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Thursday 25th April 2024 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Observatory and Planetarium, Hexham, NE47 7AN (13.6 miles away)

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  • Ingram Valley Astronomy Evening

    Friday 26th April 2024 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

    The Star Barn - Ingram Valley, Alnwick, NE66 4LU (26.2 miles away)

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  • Stargazing in Northumberland at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Friday 26th April 2024 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Observatory and Planetarium, Hexham, NE47 7AN (13.6 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Falstone Barns – Kielder

    Falstone, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 1AA (1.2 miles away)

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  • PoshHuts – Kielder

    Falstone Farm, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 1AA (1.2 miles away)

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  • Calvert Kielder

    Kielder, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 1BS (3.2 miles away)

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  • Wild Northumbrian

    Thorneyburn Old Rectory, Tarset, Northumberland, NE48 1NA (4.9 miles away)

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  • Kielder Kip House

    Kielder, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 1ER (5.6 miles away)

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  • Kielder Cottage

    Kielder, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 1ER (5.7 miles away)

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