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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

  • 26/10/21

    13° 8%
  • 26/10/21

    13° 10%
  • 27/10/21

    13° 8%
  • 27/10/21

    13° 41%

Weather forecast for Edmundbyres Youth Hostel (2.6 miles away) updated 26/10/21 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Tuesday 26th October 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

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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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  • Bellingham Camp & Caravan Club Site

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  • GlamPods Northumberland

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  • Tan Hill Inn

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