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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Astronomy With Pete Lawrence - Northumberland

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TOME8427

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

2 days

UK 2018

PRICE FROM ? £225 per person
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Join expert astronomer, award-winning astrophotographer and TV presenter Pete Lawrence for a unique astronomy and astrophotography experience. This break takes us to Battlesteads Dark Sky Observatory at Wark where we’ll enjoy fascinating astronomy lectures, workshops, practical activities and the unique opportunity to do some night sky viewing with expert commentary and guidance from Pete Lawrence. Don’t miss out on this special chance to experience spectacular hands-on science and discovery under very dark skies at this astronomical observatory.

Self Drive Itinerary

Sunday: Make your own way to the Marriott Hotel Gosforth Park in the Newcastle area for check in. In the mid afternoon, we enjoy an introductory astronomy talk at the hotel, followed by dinner. Afterwards we board the coach and travel to the Battlesteads Dark Sky Observatory. Here we enjoy a special lecture and workshop led by Pete Lawrence followed by a night sky viewing (weather permitting) before our return coach back to the hotel.

Monday: We have breakfast before enjoying a final fascinating lecture and workshop at the hotel with Pete Lawrence. Then it is time to depart for home. 

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  • 1 night dinner, bed and breakfast at the Marriott Hotel Gosforth Park
  • Return coach transfers from the hotel to Battlesteads Dark Sky Observatory
  • Entrance to Battlesteads Dark Sky Observatory
  • Lectures, workshops and night sky viewing with Pete Lawrence

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  • 1 night dinner, bed and breakfast at the Marriott Hotel Gosforth Park
  • Return coach transfers from the hotel to Battlesteads Dark Sky Observatory
  • Lectures, workshops and night sky viewing with Pete Lawrence

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