2023 NOTICE – Access to the north shore is from the west end car park and the dam wall is closed to anglers and walkers, until our spillway works are complete. Thank you
After a fun visit enjoying the reservoir views there are lots of other fun local places to visit not far from Grassholme.
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.Visit Website
Mickleton, Barnard Castle, Co Durham, DL12 0JZ
The Crown at Mickleton offers something for everyone from couples, families and groups of friends alike and provides a perfect venue to gather in the comfortable, unfussy surroundings or to huddle on a pew together and enjoy a banquet of your choice.
Whatever the occasion, a coffee with friends, home-cooked lunch or a comfortable evening with your family, The Crown offers the ideal venue.Visit Website
Pennine Way, Barnard Castle, Co Durham, DL12 9UX
Once owned and farmed by Hannah Hauxwell, who lived alone at Low Birk Hat Farm without the luxury of electricity and running water, the land was managed for hay and pasture and maintains the rich variety of wildlife that has been lost from many other Teesdale meadows. Now a Site of Special Scientific Interest, the meadows are considered to be some of the least improved and most species-rich in upland Durham.More info
Westholme is a delightful detached stone cottage, that can be found resting in the village of Mickleton near Middleton-in-Teesdale, an area of outstanding natural beauty.
This characterful cottage makes a great base for families or groups of four of which to explore the beautiful county of Durham.More info
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!Learn More