North Pennines Observatory

The North Pennines AONB has some of the darkest skies in England and has long attracted stargazers

A picture of the North Pennines Observatory at night under red lights
North Pennines Observatory – Picture courtesy of Gary Lintern

The North Pennines Observatory is run by the community and holds events year round, drawing on the enthusiasm and expertise of local and international experts and amateur astronomers. The observatory is on the site of the Old School House which is now the home of Allenheads Contemporary Arts (ACA)

Download information from here to find out more on how you can become a supporting member and attend events at the Observatory

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