Lordenshaw Hill Fort Car Park

Lordenshaw Hill Fort Car Park

Simonside, Rothbury, Northumberland, NE65

Experience incredible views of the starry skies above Northumberland and across the Cheviots at this car park to the South of Rothbury. By day, the car park enables access to the Lordenshaw Hill Fort, including Lordenshaw Rock, an ancient monument with deep-cut rings carved into it. If you visit, please respect the environment, taking everything home with you.


Lordenshaw Hill Fort Car Park is a Go Stargazing Site. The location has been identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good location for stargazing based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and offers a safe place to park.

Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Forestburn Gate (1.7 miles away) updated 18/05/24 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Experience the River Cities of France and Portugal with Fred. Olsen Cruises and Go Stargazing

    Wednesday 8th May 2024 from 12:00pm to Thursday 23rd May 2024 12:00pm

    Newcastle Cruise Terminal, Newcastle, NE29 6EE (27.2 miles away)

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  • Northumberland Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 30th May 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre and Observatory, Amble, NE65 0JR (14.4 miles away)

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  • Northumberland Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 13th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre and Observatory, Amble, NE65 0JR (14.4 miles away)

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  • Northumberland Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 27th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre and Observatory, Amble, NE65 0JR (14.4 miles away)

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  • Northumberland Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 11th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre and Observatory, Amble, NE65 0JR (14.4 miles away)

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