Grassholme Reservoir Nearby Attractions

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

After a fun visit enjoying the reservoir views there are lots of other fun local places to visit not far from Grassholme.

Teesdale Sailing Club

Location: Grassholme 0.6 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 Crown at Mickleton

Location: Mickleton 2.2 Miles Away

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.

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Hannah's meadow nature reserve

Location: Barnard Castle 7.9 Miles Away

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.

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Westholme - Mickleton, Teesside cottage. In front of the house is a large garden with neatly cut grass and beautiful hedges

Westholme holiday cottage

Location: Mickleton 2.1 miles away

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.

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pink and green northern lights over Grassholme Reservoir

Grassholme Observatory

Location: Mickleton, Barnard Castle

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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