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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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  • Newcastle Astronomical Society meeting

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

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

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  • Yorkshire Dales Dark Skies Festival Star Party 2022

    Saturday 19th February 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Keld Resource Centre, Richmond, DL11 6LJ (23.8 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Friday 25th 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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  • Durham Astronomical Society Monthly Meeting

    Friday 25th February 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Durham Botanic Garden, Durham, DH1 3TN (26.6 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Friday 25th 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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Stay and gaze nearby

  • The Little Barn – Reeth

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Old Dairy B&B Swaledale

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Bellingham Camp & Caravan Club Site

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Quiet Site

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Greenah Bed & Breakfast

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Near Howe

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

    Stay & Gaze

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