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Selset Reservoir

Selset Reservoir

Grassholme, Near Mickleton, 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

  • 27/11/21

    -2° 6%
  • 27/11/21

    -3° 1%
  • 28/11/21

    -3° 0%
  • 28/11/21

    -4° 0%

Weather forecast for Baldersdale Youth Hostel (2.6 miles away) updated 27/11/21 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Friday 10th December 2021 from 19:00pm to 20:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (4.8 miles away)

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  • Cleveland and District Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 10th December 2021 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Grindon Parish Hall, Thorpe Thewles, TS21 3JN (29.9 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Twice Brewed

    Friday 10th December 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

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

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Friday 10th December 2021 from 20:30pm to 21:30pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH (4.8 miles away)

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  • Moon watch with Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society

    Saturday 11th December 2021 from 17:30pm to 20:30pm

    Byers Green Parish Hall, Spennymoor, DL16 7NX (20.4 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • La Ruche Bed & Breakfast

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Broadrake Bunkbarn & Workshops

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Northumberland Stargazing Hideaway

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Shepherds Cottage – Winshaw

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Herding Hill Farm Camping and Caravan Site

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

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory

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

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Observatory, Stay & Gaze

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