Hemscott Hill Farm

Widdrington, Morpeth, NE61 5EQ

Location description

Stargazing friendly accommodation provider under the fantastic dark skies of Druridge Bay in Northumberland.


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.


Tonight's weather forecast

11/08/20
19:00
17°
4%
11/08/20
22:00
16°
9%
12/08/20
01:00
15°
18%
12/08/20
04:00
15°
20%
Weather forecast for Druridge Bay South (beach) (0.42 miles away) updated 11/08/20 at 04:01.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural 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 Hemscott Hill Farm

This location's rural 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.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 4 events with the last one being on 2nd February 2018 organised by Go Stargazing Administrator.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Hemscott Hill Farm can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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