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County Gate Car Park

County Gate Car Park

County Gate, Oare, 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.

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Events nearby

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  • Bridgend Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 18th May 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Bridgend Tennis Club, Bridgend, CF31 3AZ (20.3 miles away)

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 30th May 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Barry Community Centre, Barry, CF62 5TR (23.1 miles away)

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  • Bridgend Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 15th June 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Bridgend Tennis Club, Bridgend, CF31 3AZ (20.3 miles away)

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  • Stargazing break at the Yarn Market Hotel

    Friday 28th October 2022 from 18:00pm to Sunday 30th October 2022 12:00pm

    Yarn Market Hotel, Dunster, TA24 6SF (12.7 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Dunkery Beacon Country House

    Wooten Courtenay, Dunster, TA24 8RH, South West (9.4 miles away)

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  • The Great House – Exmoor

    Timberscombe, Minehead, TA24 7TQ (10.9 miles away)

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  • The Oval – Exmoor Character Cottages

    17 West Street, Dunster, TA24 6SN (12.6 miles away)

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  • Holi Moli Beach Huts – Dunster

    Dunster Beach, Minehead, TA24 6TH (13.0 miles away)

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  • Wimbleball Lake Campsite

    Wimbleball Lake, Dulverton, TA22 9NU (15.4 miles away)

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  • Torre Cider Farm

    Washford, Somerset, TA23 0LA (16.7 miles away)

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