Award winning 19th century mining museum set at the very heart of the North Pennines Area of Natural Beauty. The location benefits from superb dark skies with very little light pollution and thus is a frequent venue for stargazing events often organised in conjunction with Sunderland Astronomical Society.
Weather forecast for Burnhope Seat (4.2 miles away) updated 22/06/21 at 20:00.
Local light pollution
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.