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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

  • 27/06/22

    12° 0%
  • 27/06/22

    11° 3%
  • 28/06/22

    10° 8%
  • 28/06/22

    10° 4%

Weather forecast for Baldersdale Youth Hostel (2.6 miles away) updated 27/06/22 at 20:00.




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

  • Shepherds Cottage – Winshaw

    Chapel-le-Dale, Ingleton, Lancashire, LA6 3AT (29.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Herding Hill Farm Camping and Caravan Site

    Shield Hill, Haltwhistle, Northumberland, NE49 9NW, North East (29.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 7AN (29.9 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Observatory, Stay & Gaze

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