Simonsbath House Hotel

Simonsbath, Minehead, TA24 7SH, South West

Location description

Situated at the very heart of Exmoor Dark Sky Reserve and comprising both of a hotel and holiday cottages Simonsbath House Hotel is the perfect location to explore the starry skies by night and the surrounding area by day.


Stay & gaze

This location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks.


Tonight's weather forecast

20/09/20
19:00
16°
0%
20/09/20
22:00
15°
0%
21/09/20
01:00
13°
0%
21/09/20
04:00
12°
0%
Weather forecast for Simonsbath (0.11 miles away) updated 20/09/20 at 04:01.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Simonsbath House Hotel

This location's rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 2 events with the last one being on 3rd November 2019 organised by Exmoor National Park.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Simonsbath House Hotel can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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