Places to stargaze in Northumberland Dark Sky Park

Places to stargaze in Northumberland Dark Sky Park

Find the best places to stargaze in Northumberland Dark Sky Park and enjoy the largest expanse of protected dark skies in the UK! The region covers an area of 572 square miles and, as a result, 96% of the park benefits from low levels of light pollution.

Here you will find some of the darkest locations in England. On Moonless nights the Milky Way can be seen stretching across the skies. It’s because of this that the region attracts amateur astronomers from across the country.

Stargazing locations include official dark sky discovery sites, observatories and plenty of stargazing-friendly places to stay.

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Stargazing locations in Northumberland Dark Sky Park

  • Alwinton Car Park

    Alwinton, Near Harbottle, NE65 7BQ

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Cawfields Quarry

    Cawfields, Near Haltwhistle, Northumberland, NE49 9PJ

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Elf Kirk Viewpoint

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

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Elsdon Village Hall

    Elsdon, Otterburn, NE19 1AA

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Hawkhope Car Park

    Hawkhope, Near Falstone, NE48

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Ingram Village Hall

    Ingram, Near Powburn, NE66 4LT

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Kielder Campsite

    Kielder Village, Kielder, Northumberland, NE48 1ER

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Stay & Gaze

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  • Kielder Observatory

    Black Fell, Near Kielder Village, Northumberland, NE48 1EJ

    Observatory

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  • Kirknewton Village Hall

    Kirknewton, Near Wooler, NE71 6XA

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Redesdale Arms

    Horsley, Rochester, NE19 1TA

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Stay & Gaze

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Stargazing accommodation in Northumberland Dark Sky Park

  • Bellingham Camp & Caravan Club Site

    Bellingham, Hexham, NE48 2HR

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Calvert Kielder

    Kielder, Hexham, NE48 1BS

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Carraw Bed and Breakfast

    Carraw Farm, Humshaugh, NE46 4DB

    Stay & Gaze

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  • GlamPods Northumberland

    Troughend West Tofts, Otterburn, NE19 1LA

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Harbottle Cottage

    Harbottle, Rothbury, NE65 7DF

    Stay & Gaze

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