Herding Hill Farm Camping and Caravan Site

Shield Hill, Haltwhistle, NE49 9NW, North East

Location description

Herding Hill Camping and Glamping site is located just to the North of Haltwhistle, 15 minutes walk from Cawfields Quarry and just outside the bounds of the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park. A 5-star site offering spacious touring pitches, wooden Wigwam cabins (some with outdoor hot tubs) and a lodge, its fantastic comfortable facilities are matched by the lovely uninterrupted views of the dark skies above.

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

Weather forecast for Haltwhistle (0.74 miles away) updated 03/03/21 at 04:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Herding Hill Farm Camping and Caravan Site

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 1 event which was on 10th November 2017 organised by Go Stargazing Administrator.


When to visit

The best time to visit Herding Hill Farm Camping and Caravan Site can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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