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Dunkery Beacon

Dunkery Beacon

Exmoor National Park, North West of Wheddon Cross, TA24

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


Dunkery Beacon 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

  • 25/01/22

    11%
  • 25/01/22

    9%
  • 26/01/22

    5%
  • 26/01/22

    8%

Weather forecast for Dunkery Beacon (0.6 miles away) updated 25/01/22 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing in Exford with Wild About Exmoor

    Thursday 27th January 2022 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Exford Bridge Tea Rooms, Exford, TA24 7PY (3.0 miles away)

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  • Stargazing in Exford with Wild About Exmoor

    Thursday 3rd February 2022 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Exford Bridge Tea Rooms, Exford, TA24 7PY (3.0 miles away)

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 7th February 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Barry Community Centre, Barry, CF62 5TR (21.4 miles away)

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  • Stargazing in Exford with Wild About Exmoor

    Thursday 10th February 2022 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Exford Bridge Tea Rooms, Exford, TA24 7PY (3.0 miles away)

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  • Bridgend Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 16th February 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Bridgend Tennis Club, Bridgend, CF31 3AZ (24.1 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Spindrift Barn – Exford

    Exford, Exmoor, TA24 7LY (2.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Dunkery Beacon Country House

    Wooten Courtenay, Dunster, TA24 8RH, South West (3.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Great House – Exmoor

    Timberscombe, Minehead, TA24 7TQ (3.9 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Westerclose House Cottages

    Withypool, Exmoor, TA24 7QR (4.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Westermill Farm – Exford

    Exford, Minehead, TA24 7NJ (4.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Oval – Exmoor Character Cottages

    17 West Street, Dunster, TA24 6SN (6.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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