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Selset Reservoir

Selset Reservoir

Grassholme, Near Mickleton, County Durham, DL12

This location offers access to wonderful dark skies including a number of separate car parking areas which are free to access all year round.


Selset Reservoir 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

    15° 9%
  • 29/06/22

    12° 5%
  • 30/06/22

    11° 12%
  • 30/06/22

    11° 31%

Weather forecast for Baldersdale Youth Hostel (2.6 miles away) updated 29/06/22 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Tuesday 9th August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (29.9 miles away)

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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Wednesday 10th August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (29.9 miles away)

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  • Reeth Informal Astronomy Group meeting & observing

    Thursday 11th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Fremington Sunday School, Reeth, DL11 6AR (16.0 miles away)

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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Thursday 11th August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (29.9 miles away)

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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Friday 12th August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (29.9 miles away)

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