Great Wood - Forestry Commission

Great Wood - Forestry Commission

Ramscombe Visitor Centre, Adscombe, Somerset, TA5 1HN

The Great Wood is a Forestry Commission property in the Quantock Hills. It’s distance from local light pollution makes this a great venue for stargazing and hosts occasional stargazing events.


Location events organiser

Forestry England

Forestry England organises events at this location

Please contact Forestry England directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 22/07/24

    17° 6%
  • 22/07/24

    16° 9%
  • 23/07/24

    15° 8%
  • 23/07/24

    15° 38%

Weather forecast for Quantock Hills Youth Hostel (3.0 miles away) updated 22/07/24 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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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 (19.8 miles away)

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  • Pop-Up Solar Observing at Wells Cathedral

    Saturday 27th July 2024 from 11:00am to Sunday 28th July 2024 17:00pm

    Wells Cathedral, Wells, BA5 2UE (23.4 miles away)

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  • Somerset Levels Stargazers monthly meeting and observing

    Wednesday 31st July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Othery Village Hall, Othery, TA7 0QU (13.1 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 (19.8 miles away)

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  • Summer Stargazing and BBQ

    Friday 9th August 2024 from 19:00pm to 23:00pm

    Exford Bridge Tea Rooms, Exford, TA24 7PY (20.4 miles away)

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