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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

    Sunday 5th December 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 6th December 2021 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Wiltshire Astronomical Society meeting

    Tuesday 7th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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

    Sunday 12th December 2021 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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

    Monday 13th December 2021 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

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

    More info

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