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Walltown Country Park

Walltown Country Park

Walltown Quarry, Greenhead, CA8 7HF

Picnic site located on the edge of the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park free parking from dusk till dawn and 24 hour toilet facilities. In September 2019 the location was refurbished with a brand new warm room including seating area and wash rooms — an astronomers paradise!


Walltown Country Park is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Weather forecast

  • 22/01/22

    18%
  • 22/01/22

    18%
  • 23/01/22

    18%
  • 23/01/22

    12%

Weather forecast for Greenhead Youth Hostel (0.9 miles away) updated 22/01/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Saturday 22nd January 2022 from 18:00pm to 19:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (26.8 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Sunday 23rd January 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (5.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Monday 24th January 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (5.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Tuesday 25th January 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (5.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Wednesday 26th January 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (5.1 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Herding Hill Farm Camping and Caravan Site

    Shield Hill, Haltwhistle, NE49 9NW, North East (2.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7AN (5.1 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Observatory, Stay & Gaze

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  • Northumberland Stargazing Hideaway

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7HA (5.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Carraw Bed and Breakfast

    Carraw Farm, Humshaugh, NE46 4DB (11.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Calvert Kielder

    Kielder, Hexham, NE48 1BS (12.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Mark Close Farmhouse – Alston

    Brampton Road, Alston, CA9 3BD (12.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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