Wistlandpound Reservoir

Blackmoor Gate, Arlington, EX31 4SN

Location description

Car park for access to Wistlandpound Reservoir, woodland walks and fantastic dark skies!


Go stargazing site

A place identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good spot to stargaze from. This is based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and having somewhere safe to park. These locations tend to be remote car parks with no facilities.


Tonight's weather forecast

16/10/19
19:00
10°
3%
16/10/19
22:00
2%
17/10/19
01:00
1%
17/10/19
04:00
1%
Weather forecast for Arlington Court (2.13 miles away) updated 15/10/19 at 20:00.

Location light pollution

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

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Semi-rural
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Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Wistlandpound Reservoir

This location's 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.

Forthcoming events at this location

Astrophotography Workshop at Wistlandpound Reservoir

Friday 1st November 2019 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm
Astrophotography

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Wistlandpound Reservoir can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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