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Parkhead Station

Parkhead Station

Stanhope Moor, Stanhope, County Durham, DL13 2ES

A former station on the coast 2 coast cycle route this location boats good dark skies with free overnight parking.


Parkhead Station 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

  • 29/06/22

    17° 8%
  • 29/06/22

    13° 7%
  • 30/06/22

    12° 13%
  • 30/06/22

    12° 43%

Weather forecast for Stanhope (0.4 miles away) updated 29/06/22 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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    Wednesday 27th July 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Thursday 28th July 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (23.1 miles away)

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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Friday 29th July 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (23.1 miles away)

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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Saturday 30th July 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (23.1 miles away)

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