The High Force Hotel

Alston Road, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH

Location description

Located within walking distance of England’s highest waterfall this venue benefits from fantastic dark skies and hosts regular stargazing and astrophotography events run by local astronomers.

Photo credit: Gary Lintern Photography


Private venue

Location accessible out of hours only when stargazing events are scheduled.


Tonight's weather forecast

18/09/20
19:00
10°
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18/09/20
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Weather forecast for Langdon Beck Youth Hostel (1.26 miles away) updated 18/09/20 at 18:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural 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 The High Force Hotel

This location's rural 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.

Forthcoming events at this location

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Saturday 10th October 2020 from 20:30pm to 22:00pm

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Friday 16th October 2020 from 20:30pm to 22:00pm

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Saturday 24th October 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:30pm

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Saturday 24th October 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Thursday 12th November 2020 from 18:30pm to 20:00pm

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Thursday 12th November 2020 from 18:30pm to 20:00pm

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Friday 13th November 2020 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Saturday 14th November 2020 from 17:30pm to 20:00pm

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Saturday 5th December 2020 from 18:00pm to 20:30pm

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Saturday 12th December 2020 from 18:00pm to 20:30pm

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Friday 18th December 2020 from 18:30pm to 21:00pm

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Friday 8th January 2021 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Friday 15th January 2021 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Saturday 16th January 2021 from 18:00pm to 20:30pm

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Saturday 6th February 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:30pm

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Saturday 20th February 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:30pm

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Friday 5th March 2021 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Friday 12th March 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:30pm

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit The High Force Hotel can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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