Holdstone Down Car Park

Holdstone Down Car Park

Holdstone Down, Near Combe Martin, Devon, EX34

Car park location listed as a great place to stargaze in Exmoor National Park, as mentioned in the Exmoor Dark Sky Reserve pocket guide.


Holdstone Down Car Park is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Weather forecast

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  • 13/06/24

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  • 13/06/24

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Weather forecast for Combe Martin (3.2 miles away) updated 12/06/24 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Swansea Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 13th June 2024 from 19:15pm to 21:15pm

    IQ Building - University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea, SA1 8EW (27.9 miles away)

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  • Bridgend Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 19th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Bridgend Tennis Club, Bridgend, CF31 3AZ (26.0 miles away)

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  • Summer Solstice Stargazing with Dark Sky Wales

    Saturday 22nd June 2024 from 10:00am to 16:00pm

    Rhossili Car Park, Middleton, SA3 1PP (28.2 miles away)

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  • Port Talbot Astronomical Society meeting

    Tuesday 2nd July 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Port Talbot Gas Welfare Club, Port Talbot, SA12 6BY (27.1 miles away)

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  • North Devon Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 3rd July 2024 from 19:45pm to 21:00pm

    Sticklepath Methodist Church, Barnstaple, EX31 2DJ (11.0 miles away)

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  • Freshwell Camping Croyde

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