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Pow Hill

Pow Hill

Pow Hill Country Park, Edmundbuyers, 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

  • 23/01/22

    4%
  • 23/01/22

    3%
  • 24/01/22

    4%
  • 24/01/22

    5%

Weather forecast for Edmundbyres Youth Hostel (1.2 miles away) updated 23/01/22 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Cygnus Observatory public open evening

    Thursday 27th January 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, NE38 8LE (20.0 miles away)

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  • South Shields Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 27th January 2022 from 19:00pm to 20:00pm

    South Tyneside College, South Shields, NE34 6ET (24.0 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Thursday 27th January 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (18.7 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Friday 28th January 2022 from 18:00pm to 19:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (16.3 miles away)

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  • Durham Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 28th January 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Gray College - Durham University, Durham, DH1 3LG (17.5 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • The High Force Hotel

    Alston Road, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (16.3 miles away)

    Go Stargazing Site, Stay & Gaze

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  • Owl Cottage – Teesdale

    Middleton in Teesdale, Barnard Castle, DL12 0RN (16.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Sayer Hill Farm – Pennine Way

    Sayer Hill Farm, Forest In Teesdale, DL12 0HH (16.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Northumberland Stargazing Hideaway

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7HA (17.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Byre at Woodside Farm

    Folly Top, Eggleston, DL12 0DW (17.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, NE47 7AN (18.7 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Observatory, Stay & Gaze

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