Explore the dark side of Northumberland National Park

Rothbury, Northumberland

If you love stargazing and want to experience the Milky Way against a pitch-black sky, then Northumberland International Dark Sky Park, near Rothbury, is a must-see.

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With England’s darkest skies (that’s official!), Northumberland International Dark Sky Park is the first of its kind in England and the largest Dark Sky Park in Europe. 

The award-winning Kielder Observatory in Kielder Water and Forest is surrounded by a satellite network of Dark Sky Discovery Sites, special places where you can visit and attend a star gazing event or just look at the night sky in all its beauty.

Many quality accommodation providers in Northumberland National Park and around the Dark Sky Park are eager to welcome you, provide you with information and facilities that will help you explore the heavens above in comfort.

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