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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° 14%
  • 27/11/21

    -1° 16%
  • 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 16:00.




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

  • Mark Close Farmhouse – Alston

    Brampton Road, Alston, CA9 3BD (18.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Doe Park Caravan Site

    Cotherstone, Barnard Castle, DL12 9UQ, North East (19.2 miles away)

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  • Herding Hill Farm Camping and Caravan Site

    Shield Hill, Haltwhistle, NE49 9NW, North East (20.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Bellingham Camp & Caravan Club Site

    Bellingham, Hexham, NE48 2HR (22.1 miles away)

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  • Wild Northumbrian

    Thorneyburn Old Rectory, Tarset, Northumberland, NE48 1NA (26.3 miles away)

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  • GlamPods Northumberland

    Troughend West Tofts, Otterburn, NE19 1LA (26.8 miles away)

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