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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

  • 24/05/22

    11° 10%
  • 24/05/22

    1%
  • 25/05/22

    5%
  • 25/05/22

    9%

Weather forecast for Baldersdale Youth Hostel (2.6 miles away) updated 24/05/22 at 12:01.




Events nearby

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  • Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 2nd December 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Friday 16th December 2022 from 19:00pm to 20:00pm

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

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  • Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 3rd February 2023 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 3rd March 2023 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 7th April 2023 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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Stay and gaze nearby

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    Holmsfoot, Nenthead, Cumbria, CA9 3LS (16.3 miles away)

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  • Greenends Holiday Cottages

    Nenthead, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3NA (17.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Cherish Glamping

    West Shaw Cote Farm, Low Abbotside, North Yorkshire, DL8 3JH (19.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Ingleby Lodge Holidays

    Askrigg, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 3JQ (19.2 miles away)

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  • Mark Close Farmhouse – Alston

    Brampton Road, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3BD (20.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Yore Mill Starfall Apartment – Aysgarth

    Church Bank, Aysgarth, North Yorkshire, DL8 3SR (21.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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