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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

  • 11/08/22

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  • 12/08/22

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  • 12/08/22

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Weather forecast for Combe Martin (3.2 miles away) updated 11/08/22 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Bridgend Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 16th November 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Stargazing and Pizza Night

    Saturday 19th November 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

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

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  • Stargazing and Pizza Night

    Wednesday 23rd November 2022 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

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

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  • Port Talbot Astronomical Society meeting

    Tuesday 6th December 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Exmoor Stargazers Meeting / Observing

    Tuesday 6th December 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

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

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Heale Farm – Exmoor

    Parracombe, North Devon, Devon, EX31 4QE (1.4 miles away)

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  • Longmead House – Exmoor

    9 Longmead, Lynton, Devon, EX35 6DQ (5.5 miles away)

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  • Shoulsbarrow Farm

    Exmoor National Park, Challacombe, Devon, EX31 4TS, South West (6.0 miles away)

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  • Simonsbath House Hotel

    Simonsbath, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7SH, South West (10.4 miles away)

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  • Freshwell Camping Croyde

    Moor Lane, Braunton, Devon, EX33 1NU (13.0 miles away)

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  • The Poltimore Observatory and Inn

    East Street, North Molton, Devon, EX36 3HR (13.1 miles away)

    Observatory, Stay & Gaze

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