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Stargazing in County Durham

Find the best places to stargaze in County Durham including dark sky locations, public stargazing events, observatories and stargazing accommodation.


Stargazing events in County Durham

  • Durham Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 27th May 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Durham Botanic Garden, Durham, DH1 3TN

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  • Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society – Lord of the Rings!

    Friday 3rd June 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Bishop Auckland Community Fire Station, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6RS

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  • Cleveland and District Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 10th June 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Wynyard Planetarium & Observatory, Stockton-on-Tees, TS21 3JG

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  • Durham Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Friday 24th June 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Durham Botanic Garden, Durham, DH1 3TN

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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

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  • Bishop Auckland Astronomical Society monthly meeting

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

    Bishop Auckland Community Fire Station, Bishop Auckland, DL14 6RS

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  • Cleveland and District Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 9th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Wynyard Planetarium & Observatory, Stockton-on-Tees, TS21 3JG

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Friday 23rd September 2022 from 19:00pm to 20:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Friday 23rd September 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH

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  • Stargazing at High Force Waterfall

    Saturday 24th September 2022 from 19:00pm to 20:00pm

    The High Force Hotel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, DL12 0XH

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Stargazing locations in County Durham

  • Balderhead Reservoir

    Hunderthwaite, Near Cotherstone, County Durham, DL12

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Bollihope Common

    Hill End, Frosterley, County Durham, DL13 2SY

    Go Stargazing Site

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  • Bowlees Visitor Centre

    Newbiggin, Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham, DL12 0XF

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Burnhope Reservoir

    Wearhead, St Johns Chapel, County Durham, DL13

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Carricks Picnic Area

    Derwent Reservoir, Blanchland, County Durham, DH8 9PE

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Cow Green Reservoir

    Upper Teesdale, Langdon Beck, County Durham, DL12

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Derwent Waterside Park Visitor Centre

    Endmundbuyers, Consett, County Durham, DH8 9TT

    Go Stargazing Site

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  • Grassholme Reservoir

    Grassholme, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 0PW

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Hamsterley Forest Visitor Centre

    Hamsterley Forest, Bedburn, County Durham, DL13 3NL

    Dark Sky Discovery Site

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  • Hayberries Nature Reserve

    Mickleton, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 9EQ

    Go Stargazing Site

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Stargazing accommodation in County Durham

  • Carr’s Farm Bunk House

    Wear Bank, Wolsingham, County Durham, DL3 3BQ

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Doe Park Caravan Site

    Cotherstone, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 9UQ, North East

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Langdon Beck Hotel – Teesdale

    Langdon Beck, Forest-in-Teesdale, County Durham, DL12 0XP, North East

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Owl Cottage – Teesdale

    Middleton in Teesdale, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 0RN

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Sayer Hill Farm – Pennine Way

    Sayer Hill Farm, Forest In Teesdale, County Durham, DL12 0HH

    Stay & Gaze

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