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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

  • 18/10/21

    15° 7%
  • 18/10/21

    15° 6%
  • 19/10/21

    14° 5%
  • 19/10/21

    14° 5%

Weather forecast for Whitley Bay (beach) (1.5 miles away) updated 17/10/21 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Newcastle Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 19th May 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Durham Astronomical Society Monthly Meeting

    Friday 27th May 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Durham Botanic Garden, Durham, DH1 3TN (21.7 miles away)

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  • Durham Astronomical Society Monthly Meeting

    Friday 24th June 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Durham Botanic Garden, Durham, DH1 3TN (21.7 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

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

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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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