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St Mary's Island Car Park

St Mary's Island Car Park

Whitley Bay, Newcastle, NE26 4RS

This car park is a favourite place for aurora spotters in the North East! Being within easy travel distance from Newcastle and South Shields the location is away from the worst of nearby light pollution with clear views towards the North and North-East across the sea. Photo by David Darlington.


Weather forecast

  • 28/10/21

    14° 15%
  • 28/10/21

    14° 24%
  • 29/10/21

    14° 49%
  • 29/10/21

    13° 57%

Weather forecast for Whitley Bay (beach) (1.5 miles away) updated 28/10/21 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Northumberland Astronomical Society Meeting

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

    Hauxley Nature Reserve and Observatory, Amble, NE65 0JR (17.4 miles away)

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  • Museum of the Moon talk and stargazing at Durham Cathedral

    Thursday 4th November 2021 from 18:30pm to 20:30pm

    Durham Cathedral, Durham, DH1 3EH (21.0 miles away)

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  • Museum of the Moon talk and stargazing at Durham Cathedral

    Tuesday 9th November 2021 from 18:30pm to 20:30pm

    Durham Cathedral, Durham, DH1 3EH (21.0 miles away)

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  • Moonwatch with Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society

    Thursday 11th November 2021 from 17:30pm to 19:30pm

    The Dairy Barn at High House Farm, Crook, DL15 8AN (28.6 miles away)

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  • Newcastle Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 18th November 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Summerhill Bowling Club, Newcastle, NE4 6EH (9.7 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Hemscott Hill Farm

    Widdrington, Morpeth, NE61 5EQ (13.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Brewers Cottage – Hexham

    Leafields, Ordley, Hexham, NE46 1SX (27.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Aln Valley Cottages

    Whittingham, Alnwick, NE66 4SJ (28.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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