Fontmell Down Nature Reserve

Fontmell Down Nature Reserve

Spread Eagle Hill, Shaftesbury, SP7 0DT

Car park used by day to access the local nature reserve and by night offers fantastic panoramic views of the skies above.  The location is an officially recognised Dark Sky Discovery Site in the Cranbourne Chase Dark Sky Reserve.


Location events organiser

Chasing Stars Cranborne Chase AONB

Chasing Stars Cranborne Chase AONB organises events at this location

Please contact Chasing Stars Cranborne Chase AONB directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 25/09/21

    16° 4%
  • 25/09/21

    15° 1%
  • 26/09/21

    13° 4%
  • 26/09/21

    13° 6%

Weather forecast for Fontmell Magna (1.5 miles away) updated 25/09/21 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing at Durlston

    Saturday 25th September 2021 from 19:30pm to 20:30pm

    Durlston Astronomy Centre, Durlston Country Park, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2JL (27.3 miles away)

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  • Stargazing at Durlston Country Park

    Saturday 25th September 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Durlston Astronomy Centre, Durlston Country Park, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2JL (27.3 miles away)

    More info
  • Bath Astronomers monthly meeting

    Wednesday 29th September 2021 from 00:19am to 21:30pm

    Herschel Museum of Astronomy, 19 New King Street, Bath, BA1 2BL, South West (30.0 miles away)

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  • Wiltshire Astronomical Society meeting

    Tuesday 5th October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Irene Usher Memorial Pavilion, Seend, Melksham, SN12 6NS (26.6 miles away)

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  • Crewkerne And District Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 20th October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norton-sub-Hambdon Village Hall, New Road, Norton-sub-Hambdon, TA14 6SF (25.8 miles away)

    More info

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