Stargazing in North East England

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Stargazing locations in North East England

The map below shows places to go stargazing in North East England including observatories, officially recognised dark sky locations and recommended sites. We very much welcome suggestions if you'd like to contact us.

List of stargazing locations in North East England

Allendale Golf Club

Near Sinderhope, Allendale, NE47

Alnmouth Beach

Alnmouth, Warkworth, NE66

Alwinton Car Park

Alwinton, Near Harbottle, NE65 7BQ

Balderhead Reservoir

Hunderthwaite, Near Cotherstone, DL12

Battlesteads Observatory

The Battlesteads Hotel, Wark, Northumberland, NE48 3LS

Blackhall Rocks Local Nature Reserve

Blackhall Colliery, Hartlepool, TS27 4AT

Bollihope Common

Hill End, Frosterley, DL13 2SY

Burnhope Reservoir

Wearhead, St Johns Chapel, DL13

Cawfields Quarry

Cawfields, Near Haltwhistle, Northumberland, NE49 9PJ

Clesketts Car Park

RSPB Geltsdale, Forest Head, CA8

Cow Green Reservoir

Upper Teesdale, Langdon Beck, DL12

Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre

Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, Sunderland, NE38 8LE

Elf Kirk Viewpoint

Near Tower Knowe Visitor Centre, Kielder Water, Northumberland, NE48 1BX

Elsdon Village Hall

Elsdon, Otterburn, NE19 1AA

Grassholme Reservoir

Grassholme, Barnard Castle, DL12 0PW

Hamsterley Forest Visitor Centre

Hamsterley Forest, Bedburn, County Durham, DL13 3NL

Hawkhope Car Park

Hawkhope, Near Falstone, NE48

Hury Reservoir

Hury , Barnard Castle, DL12 9UU

Ingram Village Hall

Ingram, Near Powburn, NE66 4LT

Kielder Campsite

Kielder Village, Kielder, Northumberland, NE48 1ER

Kielder Observatory

Black Fell, Near Kielder Village, Northumberland, NE48

Kirknewton Village Hall

Kirknewton, Near Wooler, NE71 6XA

North Pennines Observatory

The Old School House, Allenheads, NE47 9HR

Pow Hill

Pow Hill Country Park, Edmundbuyers, DH8

Rochester Roundhouse

Rochester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE19 1RH

Selset Reservoir

Grassholme, Near Mickleton, DL12

St Mary’s Island Car Park

Whitley Bay, Newcastle, NE26 4RS

Stonehaugh Stargazing Pavilion

Stonehaugh, Kielder Water Forest Park, Northumberland, NE48 3DZ

The Stell at Falstone

The Stell, Falstone, NE48 1AA

Tower Knowe Visitor Centre

Tower Knowe, Kielder, NE48 1BX

Walltown Country Park

Walltown Quarry, Greenhead, CA8 7HF

Waskerley Reservoir Car Park

Waskerley, Stanhope, DH8 9DX

Wynyard Planetarium & Observatory

Thorpe Thewles, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, TS21 3JG

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