Dluverton, Near Tiverton, Somerset, Devon, TA22, Somerset
Visit Wimbleball Lake and enjoy a full fun day of astro-themed activities for all the family!
Space Detectives Dark Skies Ranger will be on hand with interactive presentations and activities including building and launching air Powered Rockets, viewing and making star constellations and Virtual Reality – Travelling through the Stars. (4pm to 6pm)
Toast marshmallows around the campfire and picnic tea (bring your own) with the team from the National Park and Wimbleball Staff (6pm to 7pm)
Walk through the Planets with Hugh Saxby (7pm to 8.30pm)
This event will take place whatever the weather and if necessary the picnic will be in the Activity barn.
Advance booking essential.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 18/04/2020
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Sat 18th Apr
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.