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Pow Hill

Pow Hill

Pow Hill Country Park, Edmundbuyers, County Durham, DH8

Car park near to the shores of Derwent Reservoir, park gates might be closed if bad weather and conditions can get muddy. Remote location affords excellent views of the night sky.


Pow Hill 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° 5%
  • 29/06/22

    13° 7%
  • 30/06/22

    12° 8%
  • 30/06/22

    12° 42%

Weather forecast for Edmundbyres Youth Hostel (1.2 miles away) updated 29/06/22 at 04:00.




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