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Burnhope Reservoir

Burnhope Reservoir

Wearhead, St Johns Chapel, County Durham, DL13

One of the lesser known reservoirs in the North Pennines this location remoteness allows for amazing views of dark starry skies.


Burnhope Reservoir is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Weather forecast

  • 22/05/22

    10° 32%
  • 22/05/22

    58%
  • 23/05/22

    13%
  • 23/05/22

    7%

Weather forecast for Three Pikes (3.1 miles away) updated 22/05/22 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Friday 23rd September 2022 from 19:00pm to 20:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (7.0 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Friday 23rd September 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (7.0 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Stonehaugh Observatory

    Friday 23rd September 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Stonehaugh Stargazing Pavilion & Observatory, Hexham, NE48 3DZ (23.2 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Saturday 24th September 2022 from 19:00pm to 20:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (7.0 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Stonehaugh Observatory

    Friday 30th September 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Stonehaugh Stargazing Pavilion & Observatory, Hexham, NE48 3DZ (23.2 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Langdon Beck Hotel – Teesdale

    Langdon Beck, Forest-in-Teesdale, County Durham, DL12 0XP, North East (5.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Cranmore House – Nenthead

    Holmsfoot, Nenthead, Cumbria, CA9 3LS (5.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Sayer Hill Farm – Pennine Way

    Sayer Hill Farm, Forest In Teesdale, County Durham, DL12 0HH (5.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Greenends Holiday Cottages

    Nenthead, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3NA (5.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The High Force Hotel

    Alston Road, Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham, DL12 0XH (7.0 miles away)

    Go Stargazing Site, Stay & Gaze

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  • Mark Close Farmhouse – Alston

    Brampton Road, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3BD (9.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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