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Bollihope Common

Bollihope Common

Hill End, Frosterley, County Durham, DL13 2SY

This stargazing spot has been recommended by the North Pennines AONB as a great place to stop off and view the Milky Way! This popular picnic spot has a large area to pull in from the road with plenty of parking.


Bollihope Common 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

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Weather forecast for Stanhope (2.8 miles away) updated 10/08/22 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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    Wednesday 10th August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (25.4 miles away)

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    Thursday 11th August 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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  • Reeth Informal Astronomy Group meeting & observing

    Thursday 11th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Fremington Sunday School, Reeth, DL11 6AR (22.4 miles away)

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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Thursday 11th August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (25.4 miles away)

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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Friday 12th August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (25.4 miles away)

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