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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

  • 17/10/21

    12° 0%
  • 17/10/21

    11° 3%
  • 18/10/21

    11° 4%
  • 18/10/21

    12° 5%

Weather forecast for Fontmell Magna (1.5 miles away) updated 17/10/21 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Crewkerne And District Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 20th July 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

    More info
  • Bath Astronomers monthly meeting

    Wednesday 27th July 2022 from 00:19am to 21:30pm

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

    More info
  • Crewkerne And District Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 17th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

    More info
  • Bath Astronomers monthly meeting

    Wednesday 31st August 2022 from 00:19am to 21:30pm

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

    More info

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