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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

  • 16/05/22

    16° 5%
  • 16/05/22

    14° 2%
  • 17/05/22

    13° 0%
  • 17/05/22

    13° 2%

Weather forecast for Combe Martin (3.2 miles away) updated 16/05/22 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Exmoor Stargazers Meeting / Observing

    Tuesday 2nd August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Kildare Lodge Hotel - Minehead, Minehead, TA24 5RQ (21.2 miles away)

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  • North Devon Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 3rd August 2022 from 19:45pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Summer Stargazing in Exford with Wild About Exmoor

    Thursday 4th August 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Summer Stargazing in Exford with Wild About Exmoor

    Thursday 11th August 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Summer Stargazing in Exford with Wild About Exmoor

    Thursday 18th August 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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    Exford, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7NJ (13.2 miles away)

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  • Westerclose House Cottages

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

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  • Spindrift Barn – Exford

    Exford, Exmoor, Somerset, TA24 7LY (15.5 miles away)

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  • Dunkery Beacon Country House

    Wooten Courtenay, Dunster, Somerset, TA24 8RH, South West (19.3 miles away)

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  • The Great House – Exmoor

    Timberscombe, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7TQ (20.7 miles away)

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  • The Oval – Exmoor Character Cottages

    17 West Street, Dunster, Somerset, TA24 6SN (22.6 miles away)

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