Wiveton Downs Car Park

Wiveton Downs Car Park

Glandford, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 7JP, East of England

This elevated heathland site is recognised both as a site of special scientific interest and also for its dark skies. Identified by the Norfolk Coast AONB as a Dark Sky Discovery site.


Wiveton Downs Car Park 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

  • 20/05/24

    12° 3%
  • 20/05/24

    11° 10%
  • 21/05/24

    11° 9%
  • 21/05/24

    11° 7%

Weather forecast for Holt (3.5 miles away) updated 20/05/24 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • North Norfolk Astronomy Society public stargazing session

    Thursday 23rd May 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Binham Village Hall, Fakenam, NR21 (3.4 miles away)

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  • Breckland Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 14th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Great Ellingham Recreation Centre, Great Ellingham, NR17 1HZ (27.8 miles away)

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  • Breckland Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 12th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Great Ellingham Recreation Centre, Great Ellingham, NR17 1HZ (27.8 miles away)

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  • Breckland Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 9th August 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Great Ellingham Recreation Centre, Great Ellingham, NR17 1HZ (27.8 miles away)

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  • North Norfolk Astronomy Society public stargazing session

    Thursday 22nd August 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Binham Village Hall, Fakenam, NR21 (3.4 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

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  • Kelling Heath Holiday Lodge

    Sandy Hill Lane, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 7HW (5.5 miles away)

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  • Bumblebarn Bell Tents

    Sheringwood, Beeston Regis, Norfolk, NR26 8TS (8.2 miles away)

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  • Deepdale Camping & Rooms

    Burnham Deepdale, Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk, PE31 8DD (14.2 miles away)

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  • Brancaster Stays

    Common Lane, Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk, PE31 8BL (14.8 miles away)

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