See our telescopes for beginners guide and mobile app

Backwater Reservoir

Backwater Reservoir

Blairgowrie, Dykends, Perthshire, PH11 8PR

Escape the bright lights of Dundee at this fabulous stargazing location about a 45-minute drive north of the city. The site makes for an excellent spot to see aurora — astrophotographers might catch the lights dancing in the reflection of the water.

Backwater Reservoir is a Go Stargazing Site. The location has been identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good location for stargazing based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and offers a safe place to park.

Weather forecast

  • 16/05/22

  • 16/05/22

  • 17/05/22

  • 17/05/22


Weather forecast for Kirkton Of Kingoldrum (5.8 miles away) updated 16/05/22 at 20:00.

Events nearby

No events found

Stay and gaze nearby

No locations found