Exmoor National Park

Exmoor National Park

Exmoor, South West England, Somerset, TA22

The International Dark-Sky Association awarded Exmoor National Park Dark Sky Reserve status in 2011 to recognise the fabulous dark skies across the region.

The park authority keenly supports local businesses through Astro-tourism and organises an annual dark skies festival to encourage stargazers to the region.


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Exmoor National Park

Exmoor National Park organises events at this location

Please contact Exmoor National Park directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

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  • 17/07/24

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Weather forecast for Exford Youth Hostel (0.4 miles away) updated 16/07/24 at 04:00.



Events nearby

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  • Bridgend Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 17th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Bridgend Tennis Club, Bridgend, CF31 3AZ (25.6 miles away)

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  • Summer Stargazing and BBQ

    Friday 19th July 2024 from 19:00pm to 23:00pm

    Exford Bridge Tea Rooms, Exford, TA24 7PY (0.2 miles away)

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 22nd July 2024 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Cemetery Approach Community Centre, Barry, CF62 8BQ (25.0 miles away)

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 5th August 2024 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Cemetery Approach Community Centre, Barry, CF62 8BQ (25.0 miles away)

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  • North Devon Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 7th August 2024 from 19:45pm to 21:00pm

    Sticklepath Methodist Church, Barnstaple, EX31 2DJ (19.2 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Spindrift Barn – Exford

    Exford, Exmoor, Somerset, TA24 7LY (0.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Westermill Farm – Exford

    Exford, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7NJ (1.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Westerclose House Cottages

    Withypool, Exmoor, Somerset, TA24 7QR (1.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Simonsbath House Hotel

    Simonsbath, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7SH, South West (4.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Dunkery Beacon Country House

    Wooten Courtenay, Dunster, Somerset, TA24 8RH, South West (6.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Great House – Exmoor

    Timberscombe, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7TQ (7.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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