Northumberland given night sky accolade

Northumberland has been named as home to the largest area of protected night sky in Europe

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Where are the stargazing hot-spots?

Within the Dark Sky Park there are Dark Sky Discovery sites. They have been chosen because of their closeness to facilities such as toilets and hostels. If you just want to go out and stargaze, here is a list of the best places to go:

  • Walltown Country Park
  • Greenhaugh Village
  • Byrness Village
  • Elf Kirk View Point
  • Alwinton Car Park
  • Ingram in the Breamish Valley
  • Stonehaugh
  • Wooler Common, Wooler

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