Northumberland Stargazing Hideaway

Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7HA

Location description

Perfect for couples this lovely cottage built as an extension to the author Catherine Cookson’s former home offers the perfect hideaway for a stargazing break. Experience the fabulous dark skies above Northumberland from your South-facing decking and by day explore the local area including Vindolanda Roman Fort and the Sill Landscape Discovery Centre. Why not book a stargazing event at the nearby Twice Brewed Observatory to compliment your time under the stars?


Stay & gaze

This location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks.


Tonight's weather forecast

31/10/20
18:00
19%
31/10/20
21:00
36%
01/11/20
00:00
5%
01/11/20
03:00
84%
Weather forecast for Once Brewed Youth Hostel (0.99 miles away) updated 31/10/20 at 04:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Northumberland Stargazing Hideaway

This location's dark site setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Northumberland Stargazing Hideaway can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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