Haldon Forest Park - Forestry Commission

Haldon Forest Park - Forestry Commission

King's Road, Exeter, EX6 7XR

Haldon Forest is a Forestry Commission property on the outskirts of Exeter. It’s distance away from the bright city lights meets it’s free from most light pollution and as such the skies are fantastically dark during new moon periods. In early 2017 the park opened a self-led stargazing discovery trail. Great place for families to go and spend an evening away from the television and games console!


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Events nearby

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  • Torbay Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 23rd September 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Torquay Boys Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Drive, Torquay, TQ2 7EL (12.2 miles away)

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  • Observation evening with Torbay Astronomical Society

    Thursday 7th October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Torquay Boys Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Drive, Torquay, TQ2 7EL (12.2 miles away)

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  • Torbay Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 21st October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Torquay Boys Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Drive, Torquay, TQ2 7EL (12.2 miles away)

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  • Family Halloween Stargazing at Wimbleball Lake

    Friday 29th October 2021 from 17:00pm to 20:00pm

    Wimbleball Lake, Dluverton, Near Tiverton, Somerset, Devon, TA22, Somerset (28.9 miles away)

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  • Ranger Guided Night Walk and Stargazing

    Wednesday 3rd November 2021 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Frogwell Lodge Car Park, Exmoor National Park, West of Upton, TA4 (27.7 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Newhouse Farm Cottages – Witheridge

    Witheridge, Tiverton, EX16 8QB (19.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Higher Longford Cottages

    Moorshop, Tavistock, PL19 9LQ (24.3 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Wimbleball Lake Campsite

    Wimbleball Lake, Dulverton, TA22 9NU (29.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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