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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

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  • 21/05/22

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Weather forecast for Combe Martin (3.2 miles away) updated 20/05/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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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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  • Summer Stargazing in Exford with Wild About Exmoor

    Thursday 27th October 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Stargazing break at the Yarn Market Hotel

    Friday 28th October 2022 from 18:00pm to Sunday 30th October 2022 12:00pm

    Yarn Market Hotel, Dunster, TA24 6SF (22.7 miles away)

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

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  • Holi Moli Beach Huts – Dunster

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

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  • Wimbleball Lake Campsite

    Wimbleball Lake, Dulverton, Somerset, TA22 9NU (23.5 miles away)

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  • Torre Cider Farm

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  • Fosfelle Country House

    Hartland, Bideford, Devon, EX39 6EF (27.1 miles away)

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  • Pitton Cross Caravan Park

    Rhossili, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA3 1PT (27.5 miles away)

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