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Holdstone Down Car Park

Holdstone Down Car Park

Holdstone Down, Near Combe Martin, 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

  • 29/11/21

    10° 44%
  • 29/11/21

    10° 5%
  • 30/11/21

    11° 5%
  • 30/11/21

    11° 10%

Weather forecast for Combe Martin (3.2 miles away) updated 29/11/21 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing and Pizza Night

    Wednesday 15th December 2021 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

    Wright's Care Farm Project, Kentisbury, EX31 4RT (7.0 miles away)

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  • Bridgend Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 15th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Stargazing in Exford with Wild About Exmoor

    Tuesday 21st December 2021 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Exford Bridge Tea Rooms, Exford, TA24 7PY (15.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing in Exford with Wild About Exmoor

    Tuesday 28th December 2021 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Exford Bridge Tea Rooms, Exford, TA24 7PY (15.1 miles away)

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  • Stargazing in Exford with Wild About Exmoor

    Tuesday 4th January 2022 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Exford Bridge Tea Rooms, Exford, TA24 7PY (15.1 miles away)

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    Withypool, Exmoor, TA24 7QR (15.4 miles away)

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  • Dunkery Beacon Country House

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  • The Oval – Exmoor Character Cottages

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  • Newhouse Farm Cottages – Witheridge

    Witheridge, Tiverton, EX16 8QB (22.8 miles away)

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  • Holi Moli Beach Huts – Dunster

    Dunster Beach, Minehead, TA24 6TH (23.2 miles away)

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