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Burnhope Reservoir

Burnhope Reservoir

Wearhead, St Johns Chapel, 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

  • 04/12/21

    -1° 97%
  • 04/12/21

    95%
  • 05/12/21

    -1° 94%
  • 05/12/21

    -1° 88%

Weather forecast for Three Pikes (3.1 miles away) updated 04/12/21 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Saturday 26th February 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

    Saturday 26th February 2022 from 20:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Reeth Informal Astronomy Group meeting & observing

    Thursday 10th March 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Fremington Sunday School, Reeth, DL11 6AR (27.8 miles away)

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  • Newcastle Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 17th March 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Summerhill Bowling Club, Newcastle, NE4 6EH (28.9 miles away)

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  • Bellingham Equinox Star Party – Spring 2022

    Friday 25th March 2022 from 19:30pm to Sunday 27th March 2022 12:00pm

    Bellingham Camp & Caravan Club Site, Hexham, NE48 2HR (27.0 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Owl Cottage – Teesdale

    Middleton in Teesdale, Barnard Castle, DL12 0RN (10.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Carr’s Farm Bunk House

    Wear Bank, Wolsingham, DL3 3BQ (13.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Brewers Cottage – Hexham

    Leafields, Ordley, Hexham, NE46 1SX (13.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Byre at Woodside Farm

    Folly Top, Eggleston, DL12 0DW (14.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Doe Park Caravan Site

    Cotherstone, Barnard Castle, DL12 9UQ, North East (15.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Northumberland Stargazing Hideaway

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7HA (16.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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