Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre

Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre

Rainton Meadows, Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne & Wear, DH4 6PU

Nature reserve located between Sunderland and Durham.


Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre is a private location and is only accessible out of normal hours for stargazing by prior arrangement or when public events are scheduled.

Weather forecast

  • 24/05/24

    14° 6%
  • 24/05/24

    13° 4%
  • 25/05/24

    11° 4%
  • 25/05/24

    10° 1%

Weather forecast for Houghton Le Spring (1.3 miles away) updated 24/05/24 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Durham Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 24th May 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Durham Botanic Garden, Durham, DH1 3TN (5.7 miles away)

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Sunday 26th May 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE (4.7 miles away)

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

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

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE (4.7 miles away)

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  • Family star show at Wynyard Planetarium and Observatory

    Friday 31st May 2024 from 18:45pm to 20:30pm

    Wynyard Planetarium & Observatory, Stockton-on-Tees, TS21 3JG (15.8 miles away)

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Sunday 2nd June 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE (4.7 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

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  • Carr’s Farm Bunk House

    Wear Bank, Wolsingham, County Durham, DL3 3BQ (18.1 miles away)

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  • Brewers Cottage – Hexham

    Leafields, Ordley, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 1SX (24.5 miles away)

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  • The Byre at Woodside Farm

    Folly Top, Eggleston, County Durham, DL12 0DW (25.1 miles away)

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  • Doe Park Caravan Site

    Cotherstone, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 9UQ, North East (26.4 miles away)

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  • Owl Cottage – Teesdale

    Middleton in Teesdale, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 0RN (27.3 miles away)

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  • Hemscott Hill Farm

    Widdrington, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 5EQ (29.0 miles away)

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