Exmoor dark skies stargazing break

Exmoor dark skies stargazing break

Friday 31st March 2023 from 18:00pm to Sunday 2nd April 2023 14:00pm

Yarn Market Hotel
High Street, Dunster, Somerset, TA24 6SF, South West

Enjoy a residential weekend based in Dunster, exploring the night skies in Exmoor, Europe’s first designated Dark Skies Reserve, with an expert guide.

The break is on a full-board basis and includes Sunday lunch. A programme of activities takes place over the weekend, led by expert Bob Mizon, FRAS, who will provide fascinating talks and attend the evening stargazing sessions. If the weather should not offer clear skies on any evening, an alternative programme will be in place.

The break is suitable for anyone interested in astronomy at any level of experience. Young enthusiasts are also encouraged, and there is a discount of 50% for those under 20’s sharing a room with adults.

Inclusive charge. No single supplements.

Please note that this has already taken place on 31/03/2023

Event booking

Please get in touch with the Yarn Market Hotel with all enquiries.

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