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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

  • 23/01/22

    17%
  • 23/01/22

    1%
  • 24/01/22

    5%
  • 24/01/22

    5%

Weather forecast for Combe Martin (3.2 miles away) updated 23/01/22 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing in Exford with Wild About Exmoor

    Thursday 24th February 2022 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

    Thursday 3rd March 2022 from 18:00pm 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 4th March 2022 from 18:00pm to Sunday 6th March 2022 12:00pm

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

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  • Stargazing in Exford with Wild About Exmoor

    Thursday 10th March 2022 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Bridgend Astronomical Society meeting

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

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

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  • Fosfelle Country House

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  • Pitton Cross Caravan Park

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

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