Night Navigation & Stargazing Walk from Goat Hill

Tuesday 24th October 2017 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

Goat Hill Bridge Car Park

Off B3358, Simonsbath, TA24 7LL


This event is part of the Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2017. Join an experienced Exmoor National Park Ranger for this walk across Exmoor on a moonless (hopefully) clear night. At the time of posting this event full details are unavailable -- the Go Stargazing team presumes this event starts at the car park near Goat Hill however please contact event organisers directly to confirm!

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting

Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is likely that this event has been cancelled or postponed. If you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


This event is being organised by Exmoor National Park who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Please contact Exmoor National Park directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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Location light pollution

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

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

Location darkness on Tuesday 24th October 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Goat Hill Bridge Car Park on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.

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