Staple Plain Car Park - National Trust

Staple Plain Car Park - National Trust

Weacombe, Williton, Somerset, TA4 4EB, South West England

This National Trust car park offers access to the northern part of the Quantock Hills and is a great location to stargaze. A walk up to nearby Beacon Hill offers fabulous vistas in all directions, particularly to the South across the hills, where there is minimal light pollution.


Staple Plain Car Park - National Trust 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

  • 23/07/24

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  • 24/07/24

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  • 24/07/24

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Weather forecast for Quantock Hills Youth Hostel (1.8 miles away) updated 23/07/24 at 04:00.




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