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All year round star gazing and astronomy heaven, Kielder Observatory is located in the heart of Northumberland International Dark Sky Park. They are the largest gold tier dark sky park in Europe, thanks to minimal light pollution. With events every evening, winter nights are darkest and best for viewing deep sky objects such as galaxies or nebulae, while in summer you can view star clusters, shooting stars and see the moon and sun’s surfaces using our incredible telescopes.

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  • What our customers have to say

    "We had a wonderful holiday in these truly beautiful surroundings, trying lots of outdoors activities and enjoying the peace and quiet."

  • What our customers have to say

    "Relaxing away from the stresses of life and work, in beautiful surroundings. Plenty of walks for our dog."

  • What our customers have to say

    "Brilliant holiday with lots to do for all ages and abilities."

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Kielder Aerial Video

A birds eye view of the stunning Kielder Water.

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