As a UK first in motorcycle rallying, The AS Dark Skies event will 2 day adventure rally through Kielder and the surrounding forests, with additional night stage for the rally class . Kielder forest is a “dark skies” area, meaning there is little or no light pollution and when it is dark, it is very dark.

30/31 OCTOBER 2021


As a UK first in motorcycle rallying, The AS Dark Skies Rally an adventure rally taking place over two days. Depending on the class you enter will depend on the level of challenge.

  1. Adventure Class
    Saturday course – 11am – 5pm
    Sunday course – 10am – 4pm
    Easier going terrain, which is similar to the Kielder 500 with no riding in the dark.
    (No restriction on bike size)
  2. Rally Class
    Saturday Course – 11am – 5pm & 6pm – 11pm – Night Stage
    Sunday Course – 10am – 4pm
    Harder terrain and tougher navigation plus the additional night stage.
    (No restriction on bike size)

Please state the class you are entering on the entry form.

RallyMoto and Forestry England have worked together for over a year to create this special motorcycle event.

Safety first
All riders will be tracked using RallyMoto’s new precision GPS tracking system, firstly for safety, and secondly, for accuracy of navigation and adherence to speed limits on the roadbook.

Navigation of the course will be 100% roadbook with set places for checkpoints and scheduled breaks. The roadbook will be written in a more rally orientated style.

For AS DARK SKIES RALLY 2021, camping will need to be booked directly with Brown Rigg Lodges.

PLEASE NOTE: The guest rooms and lodge accommodation at Brown Rigg Lodges is also available.

If you search for Brown Rigg accommodation on the internet, the site shows “no accommodation available” – this is because RallyMoto has booked the entire venue for the event – CONTACT BROWN RIGG DIRECTLY – 01434 220390 or email [email protected].

Camping is also to be booked and paid, directly, with Brown Rigg and is NOT included in the entry fee for 2021.

Other Hotel and B&B accommodation is available in the area.


Bronze Finishers Medal

Event entries are limited to 120.

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