Gilsland Hall Hotel
Gilsland, Haltwhistle, CA8 7AR
This event is a residential evening in rural Cumbria, comprising dinner and a stargazing experience run by Go Stargazing expert astronomers at one of the darkest spots in England, including overnight accommodation and breakfast.
The evening will start with a meal in Hadrians suite after which we will move to the adjoining Orangery where our expert astronomers will be your guide taking you on an incredible journey through the constellations and along the Milky Way, while also showing you how to find all sorts of heavenly objects for yourself and then observing them through powerful telescopes and binoculars.
This event is sure to be incredibly popular and early booking is recommended.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 23/02/2019
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 23rd Feb
Sun 24th Feb
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.