Knowlton Church and Earthworks - English Heritage

Knowlton Church and Earthworks - English Heritage

Knowlton, Wimbourne, Dorset, BH21 5AE

This English Heritage property is an officially recognised Dark Sky Discovery Site in the Cranbourne Chase Dark Sky Reserve. The location has limited parking with only a small lay-by, however offers fantastic dark skies and a building making an excellent subject for astrophotography. Photo used with kind permission from Anthony Young.

Knowlton Church and Earthworks - English Heritage 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.

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Weather forecast for Cranborne Manor Gardens (2.6 miles away) updated 16/06/24 at 04:00.

Events nearby

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  • Cultural Adriatic Discovery with Fred. Olsen Cruises and Go Stargazing

    Thursday 30th May 2024 from 12:00pm to Wednesday 19th June 2024 12:00pm

    Port of Southampton, Southampton, SO14 3GG (24.8 miles away)

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  • Solent Amateur Astronomers meeting

    Tuesday 18th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Oasis Academy, Southampton, SO16 8FA (22.4 miles away)

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  • Fordingbridge Astronomers monthly meeting

    Wednesday 19th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    The Elm Tree - Ringwood, Ringwood, BH24 3DY (9.3 miles away)

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  • Wessex Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Tuesday 2nd July 2024 from 00:00am to 21:00pm

    Allendale Centre - Wimborne, Wimborne, BH21 1AS (6.3 miles away)

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  • West Wight Stargazing Club

    Tuesday 2nd July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Island Planetarium, Yarmouth, PO41 0RR (23.3 miles away)

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  • DreamAcres – Cranborne Chase

    Coombe Bissett, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 4LP (9.7 miles away)

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