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Hexham Racecourse

Hexham Racecourse

High Yarridge, Hexham, Northumberland, 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!


Hexham Racecourse is a private location and is only accessible out of normal hours for stargazing by prior arrangement or when public events are scheduled.

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Go Stargazing

Go Stargazing organises events at this location

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Weather forecast

  • 20/05/22

    11° 50%
  • 20/05/22

    10° 10%
  • 21/05/22

    10° 32%
  • 21/05/22

    5%

Weather forecast for Hexham Racecourse (0.3 miles away) updated 20/05/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 1st July 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Bishop Auckland Community Fire Station, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6RS (28.1 miles away)

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Sunday 3rd July 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE (25.9 miles away)

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Thursday 7th July 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE (25.9 miles away)

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Sunday 10th July 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE (25.9 miles away)

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Thursday 14th July 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE (25.9 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Kielder Cottage

    Kielder, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 1ER (26.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Doe Park Caravan Site

    Cotherstone, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 9UQ, North East (26.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Kielder Campsite

    Kielder Village, Kielder, Northumberland, NE48 1ER (26.6 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Stay & Gaze

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