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Cley Hill Car Park - National Trust

Cley Hill Car Park - National Trust

Corsely, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7QU

The summit of this ancient hill fort offers amazing 360 degree views of the surrounding hills and skies and is an officially recognised Dark Sky Discovery Site in the Cranbourne Chase Dark Sky Reserve. The location suffers some light pollution from nearby Warminster. Interestingly the hill is renowned for being one of the UK’s top UFO hotspots!


Cley Hill Car Park - National Trust is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

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    Saturday 13th August 2022 from 11:00am to 17:00pm

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    Tuesday 6th September 2022 from 00:00am to 21:00pm

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