Twice Brewed Observatory and Planetarium
Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 7AN
These events are ideal for beginners and families, with each group of guests given a Dobsonian telescope with astronomers on hand offering friendly, expert guidance.
Guests will also enjoy an immersive full-dome show in the planetarium.
Stargazing packages are available to include dinner, bed and breakfast, thus making an excellent opportunity for a stargazing break. Hadrian’s Wall, Vindolanda Roman Fort, Sycamore Gap and The Sill Landscape Discovery Centre are all within walking distance.
As events are subject to change, please check the Twice Brewed website to confirm the exact dates and times.
Please note that this has already taken place on 09/12/2023
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.
Sat 9th Dec
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.