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Carricks Picnic Area

Carricks Picnic Area

Derwent Reservoir, Blanchland, DH8 9PE

Grassy picnic site alongside the River Derwent to the west of Derwent Reservoir, free overnight parking and great dark skies above. Nearest postcode DH8 9PE.


Weather forecast

  • 27/10/21

    14° 92%
  • 27/10/21

    13° 83%
  • 28/10/21

    13° 58%
  • 28/10/21

    13° 56%

Weather forecast for Edmundbyres Youth Hostel (2.6 miles away) updated 27/10/21 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Wild Wednesday: Starstruck half-term activities for children

    Wednesday 27th October 2021 from 10:30am to 15:30pm

    Bowlees Visitor Centre, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XF (15.1 miles away)

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  • Dark skies photography at Kirkoswald Castle

    Wednesday 27th October 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

    Kirkoswald Castle, Penrith, CA10 1DF (27.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Wednesday 27th October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (17.3 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Thursday 28th October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (17.3 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Friday 29th October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (17.3 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Brewers Cottage – Hexham

    Leafields, Ordley, Hexham, NE46 1SX (5.5 miles away)

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  • Carr’s Farm Bunk House

    Wear Bank, Wolsingham, DL3 3BQ (10.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Greenends Holiday Cottages

    Nenthead, Alston, CA9 3NA (13.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Carraw Bed and Breakfast

    Carraw Farm, Humshaugh, NE46 4DB (14.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Langdon Beck Hotel – Teesdale

    Langdon Beck, Forest-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XP, North East (14.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The High Force Hotel

    Alston Road, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (15.4 miles away)

    Go Stargazing Site, Stay & Gaze

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