Selset Reservoir Dark Sky Discovery Site

Designated as a Dark Sky Discovery Site, Selset Reservoir has been recognised for the outstanding quality of its dark skies. This is a great place for astronomers to stargaze in the North Pennines AONB. Access to Selset Reservoir is only available for stargazing during organised events (see Selset is also one of best wild brown trout fisheries in the country.
 © Beck Baker


About 4 miles west of Middleton-in-Teesdale, along the B6276. The reservoir is signposted from the road.



  • Car parking
  • Disabled
  • Pushchair