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Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2021

Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2021

Friday 22nd October 2021 from 18:00pm to Sunday 7th November 2021 22:00pm

Exmoor National Park
Exmoor, South West England, TA22

Now in its fifth year, the Exmoor Dark Skies Festival brings together a variety of events to celebrate the fabulous starry skies above Exmoor Dark Sky Reserve.

Events range from organised stargazing events where you can explore the skies using telescopes to nighttime walks and wildlife safaris, art exhibitions, owl experiences, online tutorials and planetarium presentations. So why not book some stargazing friendly accommodation and make a stargazing holiday out of it!?

We’ve included those events that include practical stargazing; for a full list of events, see the official Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2021 website. Clear skies!

Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2021 events list and map

Map of events


List of events

  • Exford Dark Skies Discovery

    Friday 29th October 2021 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Exford Bridge Tea Rooms, Exford, TA24 7PY

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  • Stargazing, Pipistrelle, Bats & Pizza!

    Friday 29th October 2021 from 18:00pm to 20:30pm

    Wright's Care Farm Project, Kentisbury, EX31 4RT

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  • Exmoor Dark Skies & Farmhouse Supper

    Saturday 30th October 2021 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

    Exford Car Park, Exford, TA24 7PP

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  • Stargazing and Wildlife in the Forest

    Saturday 30th October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Croydon Hill - Exmoor, Luxborough, TA23 0SX

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  • Exmoor stargazing ramble and pub supper

    Monday 1st November 2021 from 18:30pm to 21:30pm

    Exford Car Park, Exford, TA24 7PP

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  • Exford Dark Skies Discovery

    Tuesday 2nd November 2021 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Exford Bridge Tea Rooms, Exford, TA24 7PY

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  • Stargazing, Pipistrelle, Bats & Pizza!

    Wednesday 3rd November 2021 from 18:00pm to 20:30pm

    Wright's Care Farm Project, Kentisbury, EX31 4RT

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  • Astrophotography workshop with Keith Trueman

    Wednesday 3rd November 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Arlington Court - National Trust, Barnstaple, EX31 4LP

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  • Ranger Guided Night Walk and Stargazing

    Wednesday 3rd November 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Frogwell Lodge Car Park, West of Upton, TA4

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  • Astrophotography workshop with Keith Trueman

    Thursday 4th November 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Arlington Court - National Trust, Barnstaple, EX31 4LP

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Westermill Farm – Exford

    Exford, Minehead, TA24 7NJ (1.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Westerclose House Cottages

    Withypool, Exmoor, TA24 7QR (1.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

    More info
  • Simonsbath House Hotel

    Simonsbath, Minehead, TA24 7SH, South West (4.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Dunkery Beacon Country House

    Wooten Courtenay, Dunster, TA24 8RH, South West (6.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Great House – Exmoor

    Timberscombe, Minehead, TA24 7TQ (7.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Wimbleball Lake Campsite

    Wimbleball Lake, Dulverton, TA22 9NU (8.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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