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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

  • 01/07/22

    12° 29%
  • 01/07/22

    11° 42%
  • 02/07/22

    11° 87%
  • 02/07/22

    11° 87%

Weather forecast for Baldersdale Youth Hostel (2.6 miles away) updated 01/07/22 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 1st July 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Bishop Auckland Community Fire Station, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6RS (18.3 miles away)

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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Friday 1st July 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

    Saturday 2nd July 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

    Sunday 3rd July 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 8th July 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

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

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Stay and gaze nearby

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    Swinithwaite, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 4UH (21.5 miles away)

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  • Brewers Cottage – Hexham

    Leafields, Ordley, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 1SX (23.4 miles away)

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  • La Ruche Bed & Breakfast

    29 Thorpefield, Sockbridge, Cumbria, CA10 2JN (26.1 miles away)

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  • Station Inn – Ribblehead

    Ribblehead, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 3AS (28.1 miles away)

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  • Broadrake Bunkbarn & Workshops

    Chapel-le-Dale, Ingleton, Lancashire, LA6 3AX, Yorkshire and The Humber (28.6 miles away)

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  • Northumberland Stargazing Hideaway

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 7HA (28.6 miles away)

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