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Owl Cottage - Teesdale

Owl Cottage - Teesdale

Middleton in Teesdale, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 0RN

Owl Cottage is a fabulously quaint and extremely cosy one-bedroomed traditional Dales Cottage situated on the edge of Middleton-in-Teesdale, in the Durham Dales.

Located in the quiet and peaceful North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the location benefits from fabulous scenic views by day and access to the most amazing and fantastic star-filled skies at night. Of the 16 official Dark Sky Discovery Sites in the North Pennines AONB and UNESCO Global Geopark, 10 of them are in the Durham Dales, making this an ideal base for a stargazing break.

Guests are provided with stargazing equipment including, binoculars, red light head torches, stargazing maps along with a flask, folding chairs and blankets for a night exploring the dark skies.


Owl Cottage is recognised as a “Dark Sky Friendly” location by Visit County Durham

Stay & gaze - this location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks. If you visit and find that the location is not dark sky friendly please let us know!

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Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Middleton-in-teesdale (0.2 miles away) updated 23/05/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Cleveland and District Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 10th June 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Wynyard Planetarium & Observatory, Stockton-on-Tees, TS21 3JG (28.2 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Friday 10th June 2022 from 21:30pm to 23:30pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (28.2 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Saturday 11th June 2022 from 21:30pm to 23:30pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (28.2 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Sunday 12th June 2022 from 21:30pm to 23:30pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (28.2 miles away)

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  • Durham Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 24th June 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Durham Botanic Garden, Durham, DH1 3TN (22.3 miles away)

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