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Northumberland - Dark Sky park

The National Park and the area around Kielder combine to provide the largest dark sky area in England.With no or limited light pollution you can see the stars at night in all their glory.

Here is where you can find out more about the extraordinary opportunities to view the stars.

Northumberland National Park. Introduction with video and podcasts. See here.

Much more detail on the visit kielder website

 The official video


Dunsdale house - we think one of the best cottages to stay in to see the Northumberland night skies

dunsdale dark sky house

and a picture of an observatory from the other side of the world.In the Paranal area of Chile sits the European Southern Observatory.

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