The Oval – Exmoor Character Cottages

17 West Street, Dunster, TA24 6SN

Location description

The Oval is a historic holiday cottage located in the heart of the beautifully-preserved village of Dunster and within Exmoor’s internationally acclaimed Dark Sky Reserve. Guests are provided with information on stargazing and specialist breaks and is perfect for families and groups. For more details on this property and three more fantastic cottages in Minehead visit https://www.exmoorcharactercottages.co.uk/.


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

27/11/20
18:00
10%
27/11/20
21:00
14%
28/11/20
00:00
52%
28/11/20
03:00
54%
Weather forecast for Dunster (0.22 miles away) updated 27/11/20 at 12:00.

Location light pollution

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

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

When to stargaze at The Oval - Exmoor Character Cottages

This location's semi-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 1 event which was on 16th October 2020 organised by Exmoor National Park.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit The Oval - Exmoor Character Cottages can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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