Killhope Lead Mining Museum

Killhope Lead Mining Museum

Coswhill, Bishop Auckland, DL13 1AR, North East

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.


Private venue - location accessible only by prior arrangement or when public events are scheduled.

Weather forecast

  • 17/09/21

    12° 4%
  • 17/09/21

    12° 4%
  • 18/09/21

    11° 15%
  • 18/09/21

    11° 16%

Weather forecast for Burnhope Seat (4.2 miles away) updated 17/09/21 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Friday 17th September 2021 from 20:30pm to 22:30pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7AN (15.4 miles away)

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  • Stargazing in Northumberland at Stonehaugh Observatory

    Friday 17th September 2021 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Stonehaugh Stargazing Pavilion & Observatory, Stonehaugh, Hexham, NE48 3DZ (20.6 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Saturday 18th September 2021 from 20:30pm to 22:30pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7AN (15.4 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Tuesday 21st September 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7AN (15.4 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Wednesday 22nd September 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7AN (15.4 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Greenends Holiday Cottages

    Nenthead, Alston, CA9 3NA (3.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Mark Close Farmhouse – Alston

    Brampton Road, Alston, CA9 3BD (7.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Langdon Beck Hotel – Teesdale

    Langdon Beck, Forest-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XP, North East (7.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Sayer Hill Farm – Pennine Way

    Sayer Hill Farm, Forest In Teesdale, DL12 0HH (8.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The High Force Hotel

    Alston Road, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (9.7 miles away)

    Go Stargazing Site, Stay & Gaze

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  • Brewers Cottage – Hexham

    Leafields, Ordley, Hexham, NE46 1SX (12.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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