Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

Thursday 14th September 2023 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

The High Force Hotel
Alston Road, Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham, DL12 0XH

Discover the magic of the night skies above the North Pennines AONB with a stargazing experience at the High Force waterfall, perfect for beginners and families!

Enjoy an indoor briefing and presentation before walking down to the waterfall together. You’ll learn about the unique landscape and what makes it special as a dark sky site.

When you arrive at the waterfalls, they will be illuminated for you to take selfies and other photographs with your phone.

In addition, if the sky is clear, you’ll also be given a laser-guided tour of the constellations above the waterfall.

The hotel offers special packages for stargazers, including meals and accommodation; make a weekend of it and explore this beautiful part of the country!

Please note that this has already taken place on 14/09/2023

Event organiser

Star Safaris

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Event booking

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

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.

Forthcoming events

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