Dark Skies Big Adventure

Dark Skies Big Adventure

Saturday 19th October 2019 from 14:00pm to 20:00pm

Webbers Post
Exmoor National Park, South of Horner, TA24

Join the adventure with National Park staff! Come and explore the natural world through the afternoon with family games and activities. Stay through the evening to experience Exmoor as it gets dark. Refreshment stall on site (pay as you go). Sit around the campfire, eat your dinner then enjoy a short guided night walk learning about our nocturnal wildlife. Event runs until approx 8pm.

This is a free family event run by Exmoor National Park Authority with donations to CareMoor welcome. Just turn up – no booking required.

This event takes place as part of the Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2019.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 19/10/2019


Event organiser

Exmoor National Park

Exmoor National Park is organising this event

Please contact Exmoor National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

Please direct all enquiries via email to [email protected]

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.



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