Steam & Stars is the home of Willow, a luxury shepherd’s hut and Hazel, a charming vintage caravan. They sit in beautiful countryside with stunning Quantock Hills and West Somerset Railway views. Being close to the Exmoor Dark Sky Reserve area on a clear night, the sky is magnificent!
Whether you are wrapped in a blanket around a fire pit or soaking in Willow’s wood-fired hot tub, Steam & Stars is a perfect place to stargaze from all year round.
Stay & gaze - this location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks. If you visit and find that the location is not dark sky friendly please let us know!
Weather forecast for Watchet (2.0 miles away) updated 17/08/22 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.