Dunkery & Horner Wood

Dunkery & Horner Wood

Exmoor National Park, North of Exford, Somerset, 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 & Horner Wood 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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  • Stargazing with Wild About Exmoor

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

    Exford Bridge Tea Rooms, Exford, TA24 7PY (2.2 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 (23.5 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 (19.7 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 (23.5 miles away)

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  • Bridgend Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 15th May 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Bridgend Tennis Club, Bridgend, CF31 3AZ (23.5 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Westermill Farm – Exford

    Exford, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7NJ (2.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Spindrift Barn – Exford

    Exford, Exmoor, Somerset, TA24 7LY (2.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Westerclose House Cottages

    Withypool, Exmoor, Somerset, TA24 7QR (3.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Simonsbath House Hotel

    Simonsbath, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7SH, South West (5.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Dunkery Beacon Country House

    Wooten Courtenay, Dunster, Somerset, TA24 8RH, South West (5.5 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Great House – Exmoor

    Timberscombe, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7TQ (6.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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