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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° 12%
  • 27/11/21

    -5° 2%
  • 28/11/21

    -6° 4%
  • 28/11/21

    -7° 0%

Weather forecast for Three Pikes (3.1 miles away) updated 27/11/21 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Friday 17th December 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

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  • See the Geminids at Stonehaugh Observatory

    Saturday 18th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Saturday 18th December 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

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  • Stargazing Weekend at Near Howe

    Friday 7th January 2022 from 17:00pm to Monday 10th January 2022 10:00am

    Near Howe, Penrith, CA11 0SH (29.9 miles away)

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  • Reeth Informal Astronomy Group meeting & observing

    Thursday 13th January 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Owl Cottage – Teesdale

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

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  • Carr’s Farm Bunk House

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

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  • Brewers Cottage – Hexham

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

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  • The Byre at Woodside Farm

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

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  • Doe Park Caravan Site

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

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  • Northumberland Stargazing Hideaway

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

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