East Soar Car Park - National Trust

East Soar Car Park - National Trust

Soar, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 3DR

This public car park on the Soar peninsula offers access to coastal walks by day and fabulous dark skies by night and minimal light pollution from the town of Salcombe. Excellent all-around horizons make it ideal for meteor spotting!


East Soar Car Park - National Trust 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

  • 22/07/24

    16° 47%
  • 22/07/24

    16° 48%
  • 23/07/24

    16° 13%
  • 23/07/24

    15° 7%

Weather forecast for Overbeck's Garden Salcombe (0.5 miles away) updated 22/07/24 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Perseid meteor watch with Torbay Astronomical Society

    Sunday 11th August 2024 from 21:00pm to Monday 12th August 2024 02:00am

    Torquay Boys Grammar School & Observatory, Torquay, TQ2 7EL (20.6 miles away)

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  • Observation evening with Torbay Astronomical Society

    Thursday 5th September 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Torquay Boys Grammar School & Observatory, Torquay, TQ2 7EL (20.6 miles away)

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  • Torbay Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 19th September 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Torquay Boys Grammar School & Observatory, Torquay, TQ2 7EL (20.6 miles away)

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  • Observation evening with Torbay Astronomical Society

    Thursday 3rd October 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Torquay Boys Grammar School & Observatory, Torquay, TQ2 7EL (20.6 miles away)

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  • Torbay Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 17th October 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Torquay Boys Grammar School & Observatory, Torquay, TQ2 7EL (20.6 miles away)

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