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STARGAZING IN NORTHUMBERLAND

DARK SKY PARK

Experience the incredible starry skies above Northumberland with astronomers from the Stargazing team at the Twice Brewed Inn. Located within the protected Dark Sky park, the venue benefits from minimal light pollution, meaning you’ll have a clear view of the Milky Way arching across the sky and see thousands more stars than can normally be spotted from our towns and cities. What’s more, our events have been timed to ensure no bright Moon will spoil the view. We are proud to be featured on gostargazing.co.uk

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WHAT TO EXPECT

You’ll enjoy an inspiring astronomical presentation, ideally suited for beginners and novices, before heading outdoors for a laser guided tour of the constellations. Using large aperture telescopes, you'll be able to observe planets, galaxies, nebulae and star clusters. In poor weather, our team is ready with fun, interactive indoor activities and of course, when there's a gap in the clouds, we'll get you outside straight away.

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EXPERT GUIDES

The Stargazing team share a common enthusiasm for astronomy and an eagerness to excite and inspire. The team comprises enthusiastic amateur astronomers - most of whom are former Kielder Observatory volunteers - as well as several academic experts and instrument scientists. We communicate our passion and knowledge in a way that is accessible to all, regardless of age or experience, and always prioritise the practical side of astronomy.

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OUR OBSERVATORY

With our new custom-built on-site observatory and a whole host of specialist equipment as well as experienced and highly knowledgeable guides, you'll be able to view the stars with more clarity than ever before. The roof of our observatory slides open allowing for uninterrupted views of the skies - and all within arms-reach of our wonderful restaurant, pub, and hotel so you can make the most of your experience!

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PACKAGES & PRICING

 

With great food, beer and cosy rooms right here on site, why not make the most of your Stargazing adventure? You can book stargazing tickets directly through the calendar below, or give us a call to upgrade to one of our packages. Whichever you choose, we're sure your experience will be out of this World!

STARGAZING

Discover the wonders of the universe with one of our magical stargazing events. Admission will get you access to the best equipment and expert guides available, so you can enjoy uninterrupted views over the Northumberland Dark Sky Park.

You can browse our stargazing events and buy tickets using the calendar at the bottom of this page.

Adults - £26.00
Children under 16- £18.00
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STARGAZING & SUPPER

Enjoy a delicious 2 course meal in our restaurant before setting out on your stargazing adventure. Please call the hotel after booking your package to reserve your dinner table.

You can browse our stargazing events and buy tickets for this package using the calendar at the bottom of this page.

Adults - £48.00
Children under 16 - £32.00
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STARGAZING, SUPPER & SLUMBER

Enjoy a two course meal in our restaurant before heading out on your stargazing adventure. Top it all off by rolling into bed in one of our cosy rooms with stars in your eyes. 

The Slumber package is available for stays from 1st October through to 31st March.

 

Browse our stargazing events and purchase tickets for this package using the calendar below. You can view our rooms over on the sleep page.

2 People (Double or Twin)- £189
Single Occupancy- £139
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ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY

Have you ever wanted to take photos of the night sky?

 

Whether its photos of the Milkyway, Shooting stars, the Aurora or a timelapse, our workshops will help you get started and weather dependent we will go out into the dark Skies of Northumberland and practice what we learn in our 3 hour workshops. 

Adult - £45 
Couple -£65 
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FAMILY ASTRONOMY

Our family astronomy events are great both Kids and Adults to spend 1 and a half hours with us, we have fun practical learning experiences indoors and if the weather allows us we will be outside stargazing and exploring the night skies 

£65 
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3 Children Under 16
PHOTOGRAPHY PACKAGE

Join Wil, our resident astronomer from Wil Photography on a 3 night photography package.

 

This limited offer experience includes 3 nights dinner, bed and breakfast at the Twice Brewed Inn, and many workshops including; astrophotography, landscapes and sunset photography. 


£495 Individuals
£795 Couples
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GIFT VOUCHERS

Know someone special who'd love to get their inner astronomer on? Why not give them the stars with one of our stargazing vouchers? They'll be over the moon! You can shop our vouchers and more over at our online store. Vouchers are valid for 12 months from purchase.

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STARGAZING CALENDAR

 

Use the calendar below to browse our upcoming Stargazing events and to purchase tickets. 

 

If you wish to upgrade to our Stargazing & Slumber package, please give us a call on(+44) 01434 344534 and make sure to mention your preferred stargazing date from the calendar below.

 

*please note that all events will go ahead whether skies are clear or not. 

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