Stargazing

Explore the night sky through a telescope with expert astronomers

  • Booking essential

Witness spectacular wonders like the Orion Nebula as you're taken on a journey through space. This is one of the best times of year to see star clusters, galaxies, and the swirling clouds where stars are born. The event starts with a colourful talk, giving you chance to handle space rocks billions of years old, then enjoy a tour of the constellations to spy wonders with telescopes. Soup and a hot drink are also included.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £15.00
  • Child £7.50
    aged 6-16

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Suitability
Suitable for ages 6 and over
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet at the visitor centre
What to bring and wear
Wrap up warm and bring binoculars if you have them. You're also welcome to bring camp chairs and blankets.
Other
The event will go ahead in all weather

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
27 October 2018 18:30 - 21:00 Available
16 February 2019 18:30 - 21:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Cragside
Email
cragside@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01669 620333

Upcoming events

Switched on! Shining a light on female innovation. Part of Women and Power

Wed 26 Sep 2018
10:00-16:00
From 23 June, International Women in Engineering Day, discover Cragside in an extraordinary light in this brand new exhibition in partnership with Newcastle University

Women of industry: Industrial innovation? Part of Women and Power

Wed 26 Sep 2018
11:00-15:00
A new exhibition will share the experiences of women who worked in some of Newcastle's most iconic industrial environments, exploring the contribution women made to industry at a time of major societal shift

Turning water into light walk

Wed 03 Oct 2018
13:00-15:00
Join our engineer Robin Wright on a 3 mile walk to hear all about Lord Armstrong and his lifelong passion for water power at the first place to be lit by hydroelectricity.

Scarecrow making

Sat 06 Oct 2018
11:00-15:00
Help the gardens look after the lawn by making a scarecrow to keep the birds away

Stargazing

Sat 27 Oct 2018
18:30-21:00
Explore the night sky through a telescope with expert astronomers

Trust10 run

Sun 28 Oct 2018
08:00-11:00
Have a go at a free 10k run through the estate on the fourth Sunday of every month (excluding December)