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Dark Skies and Creatures of the Night

Date :
April 1, 2022 7:00 pm

End Date :
April 2, 2022 10:45 am

Address :
Redesdale Arms, Redesdale, NE19 1TA

Price :
£10 adults/ £7 children

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Please note: This event is spread over 2 days. Friday 1st April 7pm – 10pm AND Saturday 2nd April 9am– 10.45am

Explore wildlife in the dark with a short night-time walk, moth trapping and more. Find out what you can see in the Redesdale night sky in our stargazing workshop (shared equipment and instruction provided). Learn how lighting can affect wildlife and what you can do to reduce your impact. Returning the following morning we will discover what wildlife our traps and cameras have recorded overnight.

Please bring a torch (with a red-light setting if possible), warm and waterproof outdoor clothing and footwear suitable for walking in a potentially muddy wood.

Booking is essential. This event is suitable for ages 11+. All persons under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. No dogs please.

Would you like a relaxed Saturday start on your doorstep, or do you fancy more time to explore the wild heart of Northumberland? Discounted rates on accommodation are available at the Redesdale Arms ( for people booked on this event, for stays on the night of Friday 1st April 2022. Details of how to claim your discount will be in the booking confirmation email for this event.

This is a Revitalising Redesdale Landscape Partnership event, supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.


Use our interactive DISCOVER map to explore the Rede Valley, facilities and places of interest to visit.


Revitalising Redesdale Partners are delivering a range of projects to “inspire and enable us all to care for Redesdale."

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