Located towards the northern part of the Dartmoor National Park this car park for access to the nearby reservoir offers easy access from the A30 and some great stargazing!
Weather forecast for Meldon Reservoir (0.4 miles away) updated 01/12/23 at 04:00.
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.
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