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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

  • 27/11/21

    -1° 13%
  • 27/11/21

    -2° 7%
  • 28/11/21

    -2° 2%
  • 28/11/21

    -3° 1%

Weather forecast for Edmundbyres Youth Hostel (1.2 miles away) updated 27/11/21 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • South Shields Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 16th December 2021 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 16th December 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

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  • See the Geminids at Stonehaugh Observatory

    Friday 17th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Friday 17th December 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

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  • See the Geminids at Stonehaugh Observatory

    Saturday 18th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Brewers Cottage – Hexham

    Leafields, Ordley, Hexham, NE46 1SX (6.3 miles away)

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  • Carr’s Farm Bunk House

    Wear Bank, Wolsingham, DL3 3BQ (10.5 miles away)

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  • Cranmore House – Nenthead

    Holmsfoot, Nenthead, CA9 3LS (15.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Greenends Holiday Cottages

    Nenthead, Alston, CA9 3NA (15.4 miles away)

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  • Carraw Bed and Breakfast

    Carraw Farm, Humshaugh, NE46 4DB (15.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Langdon Beck Hotel – Teesdale

    Langdon Beck, Forest-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XP, North East (16.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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