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Mark Close Farmhouse - Alston

Mark Close Farmhouse - Alston

Brampton Road, Alston, CA9 3BD

This traditional farmhouse lies half a mile beyond the outskirts of Alston on the borders of Northumberland and Cumbria and within the scenic North Pennines AONB. It’s a great base to explore the surrounding area and dark skies above.


Stay & gaze - this location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks. If you visit and find that the location is not dark sky friendly please let us know!

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Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Alston (0.6 miles away) updated 23/10/21 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • North Pennines Star Camp – Autumn 2021

    Friday 22nd October 2021 from 18:00pm to Sunday 24th October 2021 12:00pm

    Doe Park Caravan Site, Barnard Castle, DL12 9UQ (24.5 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Saturday 23rd October 2021 from 19:00pm to 20:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (15.6 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Saturday 23rd October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (12.7 miles away)

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  • From the Moon to Inifinity

    Sunday 24th October 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Alston Moor Golf Club, Penrith, CA9 3DB (1.9 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Tuesday 26th October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (12.7 miles away)

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