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Hexham Racecourse

Hexham Racecourse

High Yarridge, Hexham, NE46 2JP, North East

Hexham Racecourse makes for a superb stargazing location with clear unobstructed views and incredibly dark skies. Views to the South over the sparsely populated North Pennines are completely free from light pollution and the location is shielded from the worst affects from the nearby town to the North. It’s the perfect location to spot shooting stars especially when meteor showers take place! Easily accessible, plenty of parking and great facilities it’s an amazing place to visit for Go Stargazing events!


Private venue - location accessible only by prior arrangement or when public events are scheduled.

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Weather forecast

  • 17/10/21

    13° 11%
  • 17/10/21

    13° 11%
  • 18/10/21

    12° 15%
  • 18/10/21

    12° 13%

Weather forecast for Hexham Racecourse (0.3 miles away) updated 17/10/21 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Tuesday 19th October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (10.7 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Wednesday 20th October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (10.7 miles away)

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  • Newcastle Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 21st October 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Summerhill Bowling Club, Newcastle, NE4 6EH (19.9 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Thursday 21st October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (10.7 miles away)

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  • North Pennines Star Camp – Autumn 2021

    Friday 22nd October 2021 from 18:00pm to Sunday 24th October 2021 12:00pm

    Doe Park Caravan Site, Barnard Castle, DL12 9UQ (26.4 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Sayer Hill Farm – Pennine Way

    Sayer Hill Farm, Forest In Teesdale, DL12 0HH (20.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The High Force Hotel

    Alston Road, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (21.0 miles away)

    Go Stargazing Site, Stay & Gaze

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  • Calvert Kielder

    Kielder, Hexham, NE48 1BS (21.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Redesdale Arms

    Horsley, Rochester, NE19 1TA (21.9 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Stay & Gaze

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  • Owl Cottage – Teesdale

    Middleton in Teesdale, Barnard Castle, DL12 0RN (22.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Rochester Stargazing Barn

    Rochester, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE19 1RH (22.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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