Dunkery Beacon Country House

Wooten Courtenay, Dunster, TA24 8RH, South West

Location description

Experience the fabulous dark skies above Exmoor in style and comfort at this luxury country house hotel!


Stay & gaze

This location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks.


Tonight's weather forecast

19/10/20
19:00
12°
5%
19/10/20
22:00
13°
11%
20/10/20
01:00
13°
88%
20/10/20
04:00
13°
78%
Weather forecast for Minehead Youth Hostel (2.29 miles away) updated 19/10/20 at 12:00.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Urban
Suburban
Semi-rural
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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Dunkery Beacon Country House

This location's rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Forthcoming events at this location

Stargazing at Dunkery Beacon Country House Hotel

Dunkery Beacon Country House, Wooten Courtenay, Dunster, TA24 8RH
Friday 16th October 2020 from 16:00pm to Saturday 31st October 2020 12:00pm

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Dunkery Beacon Country House can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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