Dead Woman's Ditch Car Park

Dead Woman's Ditch Car Park

Over Stowey, Taunton, Somerset, TA5, South West England

This car park offers a beautiful, safe location to explore the fantastic night skies above the Quantock Hills National Landscape.  Note there are no facilities.


Dead Woman's Ditch Car Park is a Go Stargazing Site. The location has been identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good location for stargazing based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and offers a safe place to park.

Weather forecast

  • 13/06/24

    11° 61%
  • 13/06/24

    12° 37%
  • 14/06/24

    12° 13%
  • 14/06/24

    11° 4%

Weather forecast for Quantock Hills Youth Hostel (2.1 miles away) updated 13/06/24 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Crewkerne and District Astronomical Society meeting and observing

    Wednesday 19th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norton-sub-Hambdon Village Hall, Norton-sub-Hambdon, TA14 6SF (23.5 miles away)

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  • Cardiff Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 20th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 16:30pm

    Cardiff School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff, CF24 3AA (24.1 miles away)

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 24th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Cemetery Approach Community Centre, Barry, CF62 8BQ (19.3 miles away)

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  • Somerset Levels Stargazers monthly meeting and observing

    Wednesday 26th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Othery Village Hall, Othery, TA7 0QU (14.3 miles away)

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  • Cardiff Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 4th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 16:30pm

    Cardiff School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff, CF24 3AA (24.1 miles away)

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