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.

Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Warminster (2.4 miles away) updated 14/04/24 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Friends of the Marlborough Telescope observing session

    Sunday 14th April 2024 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Blackett Observatory, Marlborough, SN8 1PA (26.4 miles away)

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  • Crewkerne and District Astronomical Society meeting and observing

    Wednesday 17th April 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norton-sub-Hambdon Village Hall, Norton-sub-Hambdon, TA14 6SF (28.7 miles away)

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  • Andover Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 18th April 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Grateley Village Hall, Andover, SP11 (27.3 miles away)

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  • Bath Astronomers monthly meeting

    Wednesday 24th April 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Herschel Museum of Astronomy, Bath, BA1 2BL (14.0 miles away)

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  • Somerset Levels Stargazers monthly meeting and observing

    Wednesday 24th April 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Othery Village Hall, Othery, TA7 0QU (29.2 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

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  • DreamAcres – Cranborne Chase

    Coombe Bissett, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 4LP (20.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Double-Gate Farm B&B

    Riverside, Lower Godney, Somerset, BA5 1RZ (22.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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