Wimbleball Lake

Dluverton, Near Tiverton, Somerset, Devon, TA22, Somerset

Location description

Popular Country Park by Wimbleball Lake located on the outskirts of Exmoor International Dark Sky Reserve, site closed during deep winter and small charge for parking.


Dark sky discovery site

Designated Dark Sky Discovery Sites are locations accessible by members of the public and are officially recognised as excellent places to stargaze. They often have free overnight car parking, some have toilet facilities however rarely allow overnight camping.


Tonight's weather forecast

17/08/17
19:00
17°
1%
17/08/17
22:00
14°
0%
18/08/17
01:00
14°
54%
18/08/17
04:00
13°
8%
Weather forecast for Wimbleball Lake (0.44 miles away) updated 17/08/17 at 20:00.

Light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Urban
Suburban
Semi-rural
Rural
Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Wimbleball Lake

This location's dark site setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Forthcoming events at this location

Family Camp Out & Stargazing at Wimbleball Lake

Friday 18th August 2017 from 16:00pm to Sunday 20th August 2017 11:00am
Recommended

Family Astro Party at Wimbleball Lake

Saturday 21st October 2017 from 18:00pm to 22:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

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When to visit

The best time to visit Wimbleball Lake can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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