County Gate Car Park

County Gate Car Park

County Gate, Oare, Somerset, TA24

Car park location listed as a great place to stargaze in Exmoor National Park, as mentioned in the Exmoor Dark Sky Reserve pocket guide.


County Gate Car Park 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

  • 20/04/24

    12° 1%
  • 20/04/24

    10° 5%
  • 21/04/24

    5%
  • 21/04/24

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Weather forecast for Caddow Combe (2.6 miles away) updated 20/04/24 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing with Wild About Exmoor

    Friday 26th April 2024 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Exford Bridge Tea Rooms, Exford, TA24 7PY (7.3 miles away)

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 29th April 2024 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Cemetery Approach Community Centre, Barry, CF62 8BQ (23.6 miles away)

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  • North Devon Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 1st May 2024 from 19:45pm to 21:00pm

    Sticklepath Methodist Church, Barnstaple, EX31 2DJ (18.4 miles away)

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  • Port Talbot Astronomical Society meeting

    Tuesday 7th May 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Port Talbot Gas Welfare Club, Port Talbot, SA12 6BY (25.6 miles away)

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 13th May 2024 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Cemetery Approach Community Centre, Barry, CF62 8BQ (23.6 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

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  • Longmead House – Exmoor

    9 Longmead, Lynton, Devon, EX35 6DQ (4.9 miles away)

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  • Westermill Farm – Exford

    Exford, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7NJ (5.8 miles away)

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  • Simonsbath House Hotel

    Simonsbath, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7SH, South West (6.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Spindrift Barn – Exford

    Exford, Exmoor, Somerset, TA24 7LY (7.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Shoulsbarrow Farm

    Exmoor National Park, Challacombe, Devon, EX31 4TS, South West (8.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Westerclose House Cottages

    Withypool, Exmoor, Somerset, TA24 7QR (8.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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