Kielder Observatory is only 50 miles from our base

Kielder is great campervan country and one of the best attractions is the Observatory. With it’s dark skies this is the best place  for star gazing. The Kielder Observatory is a centre for public outreach in the science of astronomy and physics. It serves to promote the universe to our guests, enabling people from all walks of life and levels of interest to access the visual splendour of the cosmos. We have  a superb array of telescopes and instrumentation to explore the depths of space. Expert tuition awaits the visitors who come along and take part in our featured events – sit in complete comfort in our classroom, next to the log burning fire, and let us take you on a tour of the universe.

Check out their website and book on one of their evenings.


Kielder Campsite

The Charity Kielder Limited have leased the campsite for the last 7 years. Every penny you spend helps the regeneration of Kielder village through community ownership. The campsite is situated in the remotest village in England. It has 30 hook ups for caravans, motorhomes and campervans. Come and relax in the beautiful Northumberland countryside. Kielder campsite will give you a warm welcome and it’s a great location for star gazing.

Check out their website, book a pitch and explore Kielder in your campervan.