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Grassholme Reservoir

Grassholme Reservoir

Grassholme, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 0PW

Set on the South shore of Grassholme Reservoir this location is accessible only when organised stargazing events take place.


Grassholme 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

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Weather forecast for Middleton-in-teesdale (2.0 miles away) updated 10/08/22 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Reeth Informal Astronomy Group meeting & observing

    Thursday 11th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Fremington Sunday School, Reeth, DL11 6AR (15.7 miles away)

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  • Solar Observing at the Dairy Barn

    Sunday 21st August 2022 from 13:00pm to 16:00pm

    The Dairy Barn at High House Farm, Crook, DL15 8AN (15.3 miles away)

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  • Milky Way Photography Night at High Force

    Friday 26th August 2022 from 21:45pm to 23:15pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (5.4 miles away)

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  • Smart Telescope Astrophotography

    Friday 26th August 2022 from 21:45pm to 23:45pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (5.4 miles away)

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  • Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 2nd September 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Bishop Auckland Community Fire Station, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6RS (16.4 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Owl Cottage – Teesdale

    Middleton in Teesdale, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 0RN (2.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Doe Park Caravan Site

    Cotherstone, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 9UQ, North East (3.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Byre at Woodside Farm

    Folly Top, Eggleston, County Durham, DL12 0DW (4.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The High Force Hotel

    Alston Road, Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham, DL12 0XH (5.4 miles away)

    Go Stargazing Site, Stay & Gaze

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  • Sayer Hill Farm – Pennine Way

    Sayer Hill Farm, Forest In Teesdale, County Durham, DL12 0HH (7.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Langdon Beck Hotel – Teesdale

    Langdon Beck, Forest-in-Teesdale, County Durham, DL12 0XP, North East (8.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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