Wild Northumbrian

Thorneyburn Old Rectory, Tarset, Northumberland, NE48 1NA

Location description

Wild Northumbrian is an incredible place to experience the dark skies of Northumberland International Dark Sky Park! Their accommodation options include comfy yurts (complete with wood burner), a tree house and a traditional Northumberland shepherds hut! Chill out round the fire eating pizza cooked fresh in their stone-baked over whilst enjoying incredible views of the Milky Way arching across the sky — an ideal break away from city lights!

Photo used with kind permission from AdventureBrown who wrote a blog about their visit to Wild Northumbrian!

Private venue

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

Stay & gaze

This location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks.

Tonight's weather forecast

Weather forecast for Bellingham (4.19 miles away) updated 11/04/21 at 18:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Wild Northumbrian

This location's dark site 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.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 1 event which was on 26th November 2016 organised by Kielder Observatory.


When to visit

The best time to visit Wild Northumbrian can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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