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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 Raby Castle

    Saturday 23rd October 2021 from 19:30pm to 20:30pm

    Raby Castle, Barnard Castle, DL2 3AH (28.3 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Saturday 23rd October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

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  • From the Moon to Inifinity

    Sunday 24th October 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Alston Moor Golf Club, Penrith, CA9 3DB (16.7 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Tuesday 26th October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

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  • Wild Wednesday: Starstruck half-term activities for children

    Wednesday 27th October 2021 from 10:30am to 15:30pm

    Bowlees Visitor Centre, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XF (21.2 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Brewers Cottage – Hexham

    Leafields, Ordley, Hexham, NE46 1SX (2.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Carraw Bed and Breakfast

    Carraw Farm, Humshaugh, NE46 4DB (6.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Northumberland Stargazing Hideaway

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7HA (10.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7AN (10.7 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Observatory, Stay & Gaze

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  • Herding Hill Farm Camping and Caravan Site

    Shield Hill, Haltwhistle, NE49 9NW, North East (12.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Bellingham Camp & Caravan Club Site

    Bellingham, Hexham, NE48 2HR (13.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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