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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

  • 17/10/21

    12° 9%
  • 17/10/21

    12° 5%
  • 18/10/21

    11° 9%
  • 18/10/21

    11° 11%

Weather forecast for Edmundbyres Youth Hostel (2.6 miles away) updated 16/10/21 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Tuesday 19th 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

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

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

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  • Newcastle Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 21st October 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Summerhill Bowling Club, Newcastle, NE4 6EH (17.7 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Thursday 21st October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

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  • North Pennines Star Camp – Autumn 2021

    Friday 22nd October 2021 from 18:00pm to Sunday 24th October 2021 12:00pm

    Doe Park Caravan Site, Barnard Castle, DL12 9UQ (19.0 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Sayer Hill Farm – Pennine Way

    Sayer Hill Farm, Forest In Teesdale, DL12 0HH (15.4 miles away)

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  • Owl Cottage – Teesdale

    Middleton in Teesdale, Barnard Castle, DL12 0RN (15.9 miles away)

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  • Northumberland Stargazing Hideaway

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7HA (16.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Mark Close Farmhouse – Alston

    Brampton Road, Alston, CA9 3BD (17.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7AN (17.3 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Observatory, Stay & Gaze

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  • The Byre at Woodside Farm

    Folly Top, Eggleston, DL12 0DW (17.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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