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What else can you do near Blackton to make lasting memories?

There is so much to do in the beautiful Teesdale countryside for all the family, from stunning walks or exhilarating water sports to mouth watering local meals. You can be sure to have an enjoyable time when you plan a day out in this stunning location. Below is a small selection of nearby places you can visit.

Grassholme Reservoir

Location: Barnard Castle 9.0 Miles Away

Middleton in Teesdale, Barnard Castle, Co Durham, DL12 0PW

Home to jaw-dropping scenery, premier fishing and a fantastic circular walk, with an abundance of nature and wildlife to spot. Grassholme Reservoir is a very pretty place to relax at a picnic table, spend time with the family exploring the landscape or get involved in some fantastic outdoor sport and catch some fish.

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Teesdale Sailing Club

Location: Barnard Castle 8.3 Miles away

near Mickleton, Barnard Castle, Co Durham, DL12 0PW

This is a community sailing and water sports club and a registered charity situated at Grassholme Reservoir. They offer sailing and windsurfing both to members and to visitors, and there are options to sail on your own with your own boat, with a member or using one of the club’s boats.

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The Rose & Crown

Location: Barnard Castle 5.9 Miles away

Romaldkirk, Barnard Castle, Co Durham, DL12 9EB

The Rose & Crown is privately owned by the Robinson family who have farmed in Teesdale for four generations. There is an emphasis on using local suppliers and trades and the style of interior aims to balance the traditional feel of a country inn with contemporary touches but above all else, the goal is to provide a place that customers find comfortable, relaxing and enjoyable.

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pink and green northern lights over Grassholme Reservoir

Grassholme Observatory

Location: Mickleton

A unique and magical visitor attraction under the dark skies of County Durham. Bringing you out of this world views of the universe, stars and spinning planets, spending an evening at Grassholme Observatory will be one of the best experiences you could have. With short sessions giving you fascinating information about the skies, onto opportunities to stargaze through large and small telescopes, you will leave enriched and enthralled!

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Find Out More About Our Parks

Visit one of our Waterside Parks and enter an imaginative world where boredom doesn’t exist. These are places where family fun is paramount and where lasting memories are made.

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