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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

  • 27/06/22

    13° 3%
  • 27/06/22

    10° 0%
  • 28/06/22

    11° 8%
  • 28/06/22

    12° 5%

Weather forecast for Stanhope (0.4 miles away) updated 27/06/22 at 20:00.




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