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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

  • 27/11/21

    -5° 7%
  • 27/11/21

    -5° 5%
  • 28/11/21

    -6° 1%
  • 28/11/21

    -6° 1%

Weather forecast for Three Pikes (3.1 miles away) updated 27/11/21 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing at Raby Castle

    Sunday 5th December 2021 from 19:00pm to 20:00pm

    Raby Castle, Barnard Castle, DL2 3AH (20.6 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Raby Castle

    Sunday 5th December 2021 from 20:30pm to 21:30pm

    Raby Castle, Barnard Castle, DL2 3AH (20.6 miles away)

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  • Learn Astrophotography at the Twice Brewed Observatory

    Monday 6th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (18.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Tuesday 7th December 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (18.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Wednesday 8th December 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (18.1 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

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    Hurst, Richmond, DL11 7NW (26.1 miles away)

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  • Old Dairy B&B Swaledale

    Low Row, Richmond, DL11 6PE (26.9 miles away)

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  • Bellingham Camp & Caravan Club Site

    Bellingham, Hexham, NE48 2HR (27.0 miles away)

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  • The Quiet Site

    Ullswater, Bennett Head, CA11 0LS (27.4 miles away)

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  • Greenah Bed & Breakfast

    Matterdale, Thackthwaite, CA11 0SA (28.3 miles away)

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  • Near Howe

    Mugrisdale, Penrith, CA11 0SH (29.9 miles away)

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