Kielder Starcamp

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All electric hook ups and hard standings are now booked for the Kielder Starcamp.  Non hook ups are available.


A first ever People’s Starcamp is being organised by the publicly funded Starmakers initiative on the Kielder Campsite the week before the main event – 17/18 October.  It is perfect for novices as there will be provide sky tours, powerful telescopes and guidance under the darkest skies in England. Bookings direct with the Kielder Campsite (a community-run facility) – electrics and hard standings available.  This is a great chance to experience stargazing in an unforgettable location.  Email  Telephone 01434 250291

Starmakers is part of the multi-agency Animating Dark Skies programme funded by Defra and the EU.  Partners include the National Park, North Pennines AONB and Kielder Water & Forest Park amongst others.

ANDY NEWSAM - from Liverpool John Moores University and the Liverpool Robotic Telescope – is the top speaker on the Kielder Starcamp main day on 25 October .

WE NOW HAVE a new bank account and we are processing payments.  Please book places early.  Kielder Starcamp is a popular event and we don’t want you to be disappointed!  Visit the bookings page.

DID YOU KNOW? Kielder Starcamp takes place in Europe’s biggest International Dark Sky Park?  What is more – we are located in the starriest part of the preserve, where light meter readings touch 21.7.