Porlock Common Car Park - Exmoor

Porlock Common Car Park - Exmoor

Whitstone Post, Porlock, Somerset, TA24

Enjoy incredible views over the North Exmoor coast from this hilltop car park, and equally spectacular views of the night skies above.


Porlock Common Car Park - Exmoor is a Go Stargazing Site. The location has been identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good location for stargazing based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and offers a safe place to park.

Weather forecast

  • 15/06/24

    13° 40%
  • 15/06/24

    13° 78%
  • 16/06/24

    13° 61%
  • 16/06/24

    12° 56%

Weather forecast for Porlock (2.0 miles away) updated 15/06/24 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Bridgend Astronomical Society meeting

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

    Bridgend Tennis Club, Bridgend, CF31 3AZ (20.8 miles away)

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  • Cardiff Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 20th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 16:30pm

    Cardiff School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff, CF24 3AA (28.0 miles away)

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 24th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Cemetery Approach Community Centre, Barry, CF62 8BQ (21.4 miles away)

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  • Port Talbot Astronomical Society meeting

    Tuesday 2nd July 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Port Talbot Gas Welfare Club, Port Talbot, SA12 6BY (27.7 miles away)

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  • North Devon Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 3rd July 2024 from 19:45pm to 21:00pm

    Sticklepath Methodist Church, Barnstaple, EX31 2DJ (21.1 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

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  • Westermill Farm – Exford

    Exford, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7NJ (4.4 miles away)

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  • Spindrift Barn – Exford

    Exford, Exmoor, Somerset, TA24 7LY (5.2 miles away)

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  • Dunkery Beacon Country House

    Wooten Courtenay, Dunster, Somerset, TA24 8RH, South West (5.3 miles away)

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  • Westerclose House Cottages

    Withypool, Exmoor, Somerset, TA24 7QR (6.5 miles away)

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  • Simonsbath House Hotel

    Simonsbath, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7SH, South West (6.8 miles away)

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  • The Great House – Exmoor

    Timberscombe, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7TQ (6.8 miles away)

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