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Stargazing in North Peninnes AONB

Stargazing in North Peninnes AONB

The North Pennines AONB has embraced one of the wonderful natural resources it has — fantastic dark skies. Being one of the first AONB’s to create official dark sky discovery sites a number of publicly accessible stargazing locations make it a great region for stargazing.



Stargazing events in North Peninnes AONB

  • Milky Way Photography Night at High Force

    Friday 26th August 2022 from 21:45pm to 23:15pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH

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  • Smart Telescope Astrophotography

    Friday 26th August 2022 from 21:45pm to 23:45pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH

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  • Milky Way Photography Night at High Force

    Saturday 3rd September 2022 from 21:30pm to 23:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH

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  • Milky Way Photography Night at High Force

    Saturday 3rd September 2022 from 23:30pm to Sunday 4th September 2022 01:00am

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Friday 23rd September 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Friday 23rd September 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Saturday 24th September 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Saturday 1st October 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH

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  • Milky Way Photography at Waskerley Reservoir

    Saturday 15th October 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:30pm

    Waskerley Reservoir Car Park, Stanhope, DH8 9DX

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Friday 21st October 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH

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Stargazing locations in North Peninnes AONB

  • Allen Banks and Staward Gorge – National Trust

    Near Ridley Hall, Bardon Mill, Northumberland, NE47 7BP

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Allendale Golf Club

    Near Sinderhope, Allendale, Northumberland, NE47

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Balderhead Reservoir

    Hunderthwaite, Near Cotherstone, County Durham, DL12

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Bollihope Common

    Hill End, Frosterley, County Durham, DL13 2SY

    Go Stargazing Site

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  • Bowlees Visitor Centre

    Newbiggin, Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham, DL12 0XF

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Burnhope Reservoir

    Wearhead, St Johns Chapel, County Durham, DL13

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Carricks Picnic Area

    Derwent Reservoir, Blanchland, County Durham, DH8 9PE

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Clesketts Car Park

    RSPB Geltsdale, Forest Head, Cumbria, CA8

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Cow Green Reservoir

    Upper Teesdale, Langdon Beck, County Durham, DL12

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Derwent Waterside Park Visitor Centre

    Endmundbuyers, Consett, County Durham, DH8 9TT

    Go Stargazing Site

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Stargazing accommodation in North Peninnes AONB

  • Carr’s Farm Bunk House

    Wear Bank, Wolsingham, County Durham, DL3 3BQ

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Cranmore House – Nenthead

    Holmsfoot, Nenthead, Cumbria, CA9 3LS

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Greenends Holiday Cottages

    Nenthead, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3NA

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Langdon Beck Hotel – Teesdale

    Langdon Beck, Forest-in-Teesdale, County Durham, DL12 0XP, North East

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Mark Close Farmhouse – Alston

    Brampton Road, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3BD

    Stay & Gaze

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