Picnic site located on the edge of the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park free parking from dusk till dawn and 24 hour toilet facilities. In September 2019 the location was refurbished with a brand new warm room including seating area and wash rooms — an astronomers paradise!
Dark sky discovery site
Designated as a Dark Sky Discovery Site this location is accessible by members of the public and are officially recognised as excellent places to stargaze. Such locations often have free overnight car parking, some have toilet facilities however rarely allow overnight camping.
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When to stargaze at Walltown Country Park
This location's rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.
Stargazing events at this location
There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 6 events with the last one being on 13th December 2019 organised by Northumberland National Park.