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

  • 15/07/24

    17° 13%
  • 15/07/24

    14° 14%
  • 16/07/24

    13° 15%
  • 16/07/24

    13° 22%

Weather forecast for Once Brewed Youth Hostel (2.6 miles away) updated 15/07/24 at 04:01.




Events nearby

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  • Astrophotography at High Force Waterfall

    Saturday 10th August 2024 from 19:00pm to Sunday 11th August 2024 01:30am

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (25.6 miles away)

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  • Astrophotography at Burnhope Reservoir

    Saturday 10th August 2024 from 23:15pm to Sunday 11th August 2024 01:15am

    Burnhope Reservoir, St Johns Chapel, DL13 (18.7 miles away)

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  • Border Astronomical Society informal meeting and observing

    Thursday 12th September 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Trinity School Observatory, Carlisle, CA1 1JB (25.0 miles away)

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  • Border Astronomical Society informal meeting and observing

    Thursday 10th October 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Trinity School Observatory, Carlisle, CA1 1JB (25.0 miles away)

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  • Kielder Forest Star Camp – Autumn 2024

    Wednesday 30th October 2024 from 12:00pm to Monday 4th November 2024 12:00pm

    Kielder Campsite, Kielder, NE48 1ER (18.5 miles away)

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

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