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Housesteads Roman Fort

Housesteads Roman Fort

Off the B6318, Hayden Bridge, Northumberland, NE47 6NN

Located within the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park this National Trust site makes for an excellent stargazing location with good horizons and dark skies above.


Housesteads Roman Fort 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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National Trust

National Trust organises events at this location

Please contact National Trust directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 18/08/22

    16° 46%
  • 18/08/22

    16° 11%
  • 19/08/22

    13° 4%
  • 19/08/22

    12° 1%

Weather forecast for Once Brewed Youth Hostel (2.6 miles away) updated 18/08/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Thursday 18th August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (2.7 miles away)

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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Friday 19th August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (2.7 miles away)

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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Saturday 20th August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (2.7 miles away)

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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Sunday 21st August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (2.7 miles away)

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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Monday 22nd August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (2.7 miles away)

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    Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 7AN (2.7 miles away)

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  • Herding Hill Farm Camping and Caravan Site

    Shield Hill, Haltwhistle, Northumberland, NE49 9NW, North East (5.2 miles away)

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  • Bellingham Camp & Caravan Club Site

    Bellingham, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 2HR (9.0 miles away)

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  • Brewers Cottage – Hexham

    Leafields, Ordley, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 1SX (11.3 miles away)

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