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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

  • 18/08/22

    18° 6%
  • 18/08/22

    18° 54%
  • 19/08/22

    17° 73%
  • 19/08/22

    16° 2%

Weather forecast for Quantock Hills Youth Hostel (3.0 miles away) updated 18/08/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 22nd August 2022 from 19:15pm to 21:00pm

    Barry Community Centre, Barry, CF62 5TR (18.4 miles away)

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  • Summer Stargazing in Exford with Wild About Exmoor

    Thursday 25th August 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Somerset Levels Stargazers monthly meeting and observing

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

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

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  • Summer Stargazing in Exford with Wild About Exmoor

    Thursday 1st September 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Cardiff Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 1st September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Cardiff School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff, CF24 3AA (24.2 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Steam and Stars

    Samford Brett, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 4LH (6.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Torre Cider Farm

    Washford, Somerset, Somerset, TA23 0LA (8.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Holi Moli Beach Huts – Dunster

    Dunster Beach, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 6TH (12.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Oval – Exmoor Character Cottages

    17 West Street, Dunster, Somerset, TA24 6SN (12.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Wimbleball Lake Campsite

    Wimbleball Lake, Dulverton, Somerset, TA22 9NU (14.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Great House – Exmoor

    Timberscombe, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7TQ (14.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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