Lower Whitsleigh Farm

Lower Whitsleigh Farm

Roborough, Winkleigh, Devon, EX19 8TU, South West England

Enjoy a stargazing break in Devon at the fabulous location of Lower Whitsleigh Farm.

The farm is an ideal destination for stargazing due to several key factors:

Remote Location: Situated at the end of a no-through road in Rural North Devon, the farm offers a secluded and tranquil environment far away from the hustle and bustle of urban areas. This remoteness minimises light pollution, allowing for more transparent and vibrant night sky views.

Limited Light Pollution: With no nearby city lights to interfere, Lower Whitsleigh Farm enjoys minimal light pollution, creating optimal conditions for stargazing. Visitors can marvel at the brilliance of the stars and constellations without the distraction of artificial light sources.

Expansive Open Spaces: The farm, which spans 20 acres of beautiful farmland, woods, and rivers, provides ample open spaces for stargazing. Guests can find the perfect spot to lay a blanket, gather around a fire pit, and gaze up at the heavens in awe.

Breathtaking Sunsets: The farm’s picturesque setting offers stunning sunsets that gradually transition into mesmerizing twilight skies. As darkness falls, the stars emerge, creating a magical spectacle that enchants observers of all ages.

The abundance of Natural Wildlife: In addition to its celestial wonders, Lower Whitsleigh Farm is home to a diverse array of natural wildlife. Guests may observe nocturnal animals, such as owls and bats, as they venture out under darkness.

Peaceful Atmosphere: With its tranquil surroundings and serene ambience, the farm provides the perfect backdrop for a relaxing evening of stargazing. Visitors can unwind, soak in the beauty of the night sky, and appreciate the simplicity and serenity of rural life.

Cosy Amenities: Guests can enhance their stargazing experience by cosying up around a fire pit, savouring hot chocolate, and toasting marshmallows under the twinkling stars. These simple yet delightful pleasures add to the charm and magic of the night.

In summary, Lower Whitsleigh Farm offers an enchanting setting for stargazing, where guests can escape the distractions of modern life and reconnect with the beauty of the natural world above. Whether gathered around a fire pit or lying on a blanket, the farm invites visitors to gaze upwards and immerse themselves in the wonder of the cosmos.


Stay & gaze - this location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks.

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  • Rambling Retreat with Night Sky Discovery at Atlantic Horizons

    Saturday 20th April 2024 from 12:00pm to Monday 22nd April 2024 15:00pm

    Atlantic Horizons, Bude, EX23 9PN (18.3 miles away)

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    Saturday 20th April 2024 from 16:00pm to 20:30pm

    The Poltimore Observatory and Inn, North Molton, EX36 3HR (14.0 miles away)

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    Saturday 20th April 2024 from 16:00pm to 20:30pm

    The Poltimore Observatory and Inn, North Molton, EX36 3HR (14.0 miles away)

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    Friday 26th April 2024 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

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    Sunday 28th April 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:45pm

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