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Rochester Roundhouse

Rochester Roundhouse

Rochester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE19 1RH

The Rochester Round House is a fantastic stargazing location 45 minutes North-West from Newcastle. It’s location at the very heart of the Northumberland Dark Sky Park means it benefits from amazing dark skies and its proximity to the A68 main road makes it easily accessible. In Summer 2016 a new Stargazing Pavilion was constructed enabling stargazers some respite from the Northumberland weather. Excellent horizons all round especially to the North make this site a great place to spot the Aurora from.


Weather forecast

  • 27/10/21

    13° 94%
  • 27/10/21

    13° 89%
  • 28/10/21

    13° 88%
  • 28/10/21

    13° 89%

Weather forecast for Rochester (northumberland) (0.3 miles away) updated 26/10/21 at 20:00.




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    Wednesday 27th October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (20.0 miles away)

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    Thursday 28th October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Hauxley Nature Reserve and Observatory, Amble, NE65 0JR (28.2 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Thursday 28th October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (20.0 miles away)

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  • The People’s Star Party at Kielder – Autumn 2021

    Friday 29th October 2021 from 16:00pm to Sunday 31st October 2021 12:00pm

    Kielder Campsite, Kielder, NE48 1ER (12.8 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Friday 29th October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (20.0 miles away)

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