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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

  • 17/05/22

    12° 16%
  • 17/05/22

    11° 0%
  • 18/05/22

    12° 0%
  • 18/05/22

    12° 1%

Weather forecast for Combe Martin (3.2 miles away) updated 17/05/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Summer Stargazing in Exford with Wild About Exmoor

    Thursday 6th October 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 13th October 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 20th October 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Stargazing and Pizza Night

    Tuesday 25th October 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Stargazing and Pizza Night

    Wednesday 26th October 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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

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    Withypool, Exmoor, Somerset, TA24 7QR (15.4 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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