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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 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

  • Herding Hill Farm Camping and Caravan Site

    Shield Hill, Haltwhistle, NE49 9NW, North East (18.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7AN (18.1 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Observatory, Stay & Gaze

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  • Carraw Bed and Breakfast

    Carraw Farm, Humshaugh, NE46 4DB (19.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Tan Hill Inn

    Reeth, Richmond, DL11 6ED (20.5 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Stay & Gaze

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  • La Ruche Bed & Breakfast

    29 Thorpefield, Sockbridge, CA10 2JN (22.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Butt House Guest House – Keld

    Keld, Thwaite, DL11 6LJ (23.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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