See our telescopes for beginners guide and mobile app

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

  • 17/08/22

    14° 1%
  • 17/08/22

    10° 3%
  • 18/08/22

    10° 3%
  • 18/08/22

    11° 3%

Weather forecast for Edmundbyres Youth Hostel (1.2 miles away) updated 17/08/22 at 04:00.




Events nearby

Display nearby events on a calendar
  • Stargazing for Beginners at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Thursday 1st September 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

    More info
  • Milky Way Photography at Hadrian’s Wall

    Thursday 1st September 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Cawfields Quarry, Near Haltwhistle, NE49 9PJ (20.7 miles away)

    More info
  • Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 2nd September 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Bishop Auckland Community Fire Station, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6RS (19.3 miles away)

    More info
  • Stargazing for Beginners at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Friday 2nd September 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

    More info
  • Stargazing at Stonehaugh Observatory

    Friday 2nd September 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Stonehaugh Stargazing Pavilion & Observatory, Hexham, NE48 3DZ (20.3 miles away)

    More info

Stay and gaze nearby

  • PoshHuts – Kielder

    Falstone Farm, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 1AA (28.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

    More info
  • Falstone Barns – Kielder

    Falstone, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 1AA (28.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

    More info
  • Tan Hill Inn

    Reeth, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL11 6ED (28.8 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Stay & Gaze

    More info
  • Redesdale Arms

    Horsley, Rochester, Tyne and Wear, NE19 1TA (29.9 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Stay & Gaze

    More info