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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

  • 27/10/21

    14° 5%
  • 27/10/21

    14° 5%
  • 28/10/21

    13° 6%
  • 28/10/21

    13° 8%

Weather forecast for Fontmell Magna (1.5 miles away) updated 27/10/21 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing from Bath Abbey Tower with the Bath Astronomers

    Saturday 20th November 2021 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Bath Abbey, Bath, BA1 1LT (29.8 miles away)

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  • Stargazing from Bath Abbey Tower with the Bath Astronomers

    Sunday 21st November 2021 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Bath Abbey, Bath, BA1 1LT (29.8 miles away)

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  • Stargazing from Bath Abbey Tower with the Bath Astronomers

    Monday 22nd November 2021 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Bath Abbey, Bath, BA1 1LT (29.8 miles away)

    More info
  • Bath Astronomers monthly meeting

    Wednesday 24th November 2021 from 00:19am to 21:30pm

    Herschel Museum of Astronomy, Bath, BA1 2BL (30.0 miles away)

    More info
  • Stargazing from Bath Abbey Tower with the Bath Astronomers

    Monday 29th November 2021 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Bath Abbey, Bath, BA1 1LT (29.8 miles away)

    More info

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