The Poltimore Observatory and Inn

The Poltimore Observatory and Inn

East Street, North Molton, Devon, EX36 3HR

The Poltimore Inn on the southern outskirts of the Exmoor International Dark Sky Reserve offers a fabulous location to experience the dark skies in the region.

Along with a fabulous restaurant and comfortable accommodation, the location benefits an observatory with a south-facing aspect which is perfect for observing planets and the Moon.

As an enthusiastic astronomer, the landlord is keen to enthuse people’s interest in astronomy and space, both young and old!

Poltimore Inn Lodges
Comfortable lodges accompany the Poltimore Inn Observatory

Stay & gaze - this location benefits from dark skies, relatively low levels of light pollution, is astronomy friendly and suitable for stargazing breaks.

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Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for North Molton (0.2 miles away) updated 23/05/24 at 20:01.




Events nearby

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  • North Devon Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 5th June 2024 from 19:45pm to 21:00pm

    Sticklepath Methodist Church, Barnstaple, EX31 2DJ (12.0 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 (12.0 miles away)

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  • North Devon Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 7th August 2024 from 19:45pm to 21:00pm

    Sticklepath Methodist Church, Barnstaple, EX31 2DJ (12.0 miles away)

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  • North Devon Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 4th September 2024 from 19:45pm to 21:00pm

    Sticklepath Methodist Church, Barnstaple, EX31 2DJ (12.0 miles away)

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  • North Devon Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 2nd October 2024 from 19:45pm to 21:00pm

    Sticklepath Methodist Church, Barnstaple, EX31 2DJ (12.0 miles away)

    More info