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Martin Down National Nature Reserve Car Park

Martin Down National Nature Reserve Car Park

Near East Woodyates, Salisbury, SP5

Easy accessed car park a few miles outside of Salisbury and away from the bright lights.  The location is an officially recognised Dark Sky Discovery Site in the Cranbourne Chase Dark Sky Reserve.


Martin Down National Nature Reserve 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.

Location events organiser

Chasing Stars Cranborne Chase AONB

Chasing Stars Cranborne Chase AONB organises events at this location

Please contact Chasing Stars Cranborne Chase AONB directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 22/01/22

    4%
  • 22/01/22

    4%
  • 23/01/22

    5%
  • 23/01/22

    9%

Weather forecast for Cranborne Manor Gardens (4.3 miles away) updated 22/01/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing at the Langton Arms

    Saturday 22nd January 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Langton Arms - Blandford, Blandford Forum, DT11 8RX (9.0 miles away)

    More info
  • Winter Constellations at Boscombe Overcliff Nature Reserve

    Saturday 22nd January 2022 from 19:00pm to 20:30pm

    Boscombe Overcliff Nature Reserve, Boscombe, BH5 1JB (18.5 miles away)

    More info
  • Toothill Observatory Public Open Evening

    Friday 28th January 2022 from 19:30pm to 23:30pm

    Toothill Observatory, Southampton, SO16 8AL (21.4 miles away)

    More info
  • Wessex Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Tuesday 1st February 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Allendale Centre - Wimborne, Wimborne, BH21 1AS (12.4 miles away)

    More info
  • West Wight Stargazing Club

    Tuesday 1st February 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Fort Victoria Country Park & Planetarium, Yarmouth, PO41 0RR (26.5 miles away)

    More info

Stay and gaze nearby

  • DreamAcres – Cranborne Chase

    Coombe Bissett, Salisbury, SP5 4LP (4.7 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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