Wimbleball Lake

Wimbleball Lake

Dluverton, Near Tiverton, Somerset, Devon, TA22, Somerset

This popular Country Park located on the outskirts of Exmoor International Dark Sky Reserve. It is an ideal stargazing location with toilets open 24/7. A small fee for parking applies which goes towards conservation aims, training volunteers and running family events. There is also a campsite which is open from March through to October each year. Our featured photo was taken by Paul Howell and used with his kind permission.


Wimbleball Lake is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Weather forecast

  • 24/05/24

    12° 9%
  • 24/05/24

    5%
  • 25/05/24

    1%
  • 25/05/24

    0%

Weather forecast for Wimbleball Lake (0.4 miles away) updated 24/05/24 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society Members Evening

    Friday 24th May 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth, EX10 0NY (28.6 miles away)

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 27th May 2024 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Cemetery Approach Community Centre, Barry, CF62 8BQ (25.3 miles away)

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  • Somerset Levels Stargazers monthly meeting and observing

    Wednesday 29th May 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Othery Village Hall, Othery, TA7 0QU (25.8 miles away)

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  • Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society Members Evening

    Friday 31st May 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth, EX10 0NY (28.6 miles away)

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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 (26.1 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Wimbleball Lake Campsite

    Wimbleball Lake, Dulverton, Somerset, TA22 9NU (0.2 miles away)

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  • Ursabear Cabin

    Morebath, Bampton, Devon, EX16 9AL (3.8 miles away)

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  • Croydon Hall – Somerset

    Rodhuish, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 6QT (5.8 miles away)

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  • The Great House – Exmoor

    Timberscombe, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7TQ (7.0 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Torre Cider Farm

    Washford, Somerset, Somerset, TA23 0LA (7.5 miles away)

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  • The Oval – Exmoor Character Cottages

    17 West Street, Dunster, Somerset, TA24 6SN (7.9 miles away)

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