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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

  • 02/07/22

    16° 4%
  • 02/07/22

    14° 3%
  • 03/07/22

    14° 35%
  • 03/07/22

    15° 36%

Weather forecast for Combe Martin (3.2 miles away) updated 01/07/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Exmoor Stargazers Meeting / Observing

    Tuesday 6th September 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 7th September 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 8th September 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 15th September 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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  • Bridgend Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 21st September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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Stay and gaze nearby

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    Reynoldston, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA3 1BS (28.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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