Locomotion

Locomotion

Dale Road, Shildon, County Durham, DL4 2RE, North East England

Locomotion is a fantastic railway museum with incredible exhibits celebrating the birthplace of the railways. The venue occasionally hosts stargazing events in collaboration with the Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society.


Weather forecast

  • 20/04/24

    4%
  • 20/04/24

    8%
  • 21/04/24

    9%
  • 21/04/24

    10%

Weather forecast for Shildon (1.1 miles away) updated 19/04/24 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Sunday 21st April 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE (19.9 miles away)

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  • Informal stargazing at Wynyard Planetarium and Observatory

    Tuesday 23rd April 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Wynyard Planetarium & Observatory, Stockton-on-Tees, TS21 3JG (10.1 miles away)

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Thursday 25th April 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE (19.9 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at the Robin Hood Inn

    Thursday 25th April 2024 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    The Robin Hood Inn - East Wallhouses, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE18 0LL (29.1 miles away)

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  • Durham Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 26th April 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Durham Botanic Garden, Durham, DH1 3TN (9.8 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Carr’s Farm Bunk House

    Wear Bank, Wolsingham, County Durham, DL3 3BQ (12.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Byre at Woodside Farm

    Folly Top, Eggleston, County Durham, DL12 0DW (14.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Doe Park Caravan Site

    Cotherstone, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 9UQ, North East (14.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Owl Cottage – Teesdale

    Middleton in Teesdale, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 0RN (18.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Little Barn – Reeth

    Hurst, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL11 7NW (18.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The High Force Hotel

    Alston Road, Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham, DL12 0XH (22.0 miles away)

    Go Stargazing Site, Stay & Gaze

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