Night Walk, Stargazing and Pub Supper!

Thursday 17th October 2019 from 18:30pm to 21:30pm

The Crown Hotel - Exford

Park Street, Exford, TA24 7PP


Meet up in Exford for a night walk with stargazing followed by supper in The Crown, a traditional Exmoor inn with rooms. Meet at 6.30pm and enjoy a short walk to view the stars in a dark sky area, then back to Exford for some exploration of deepest, darkest space with our telescopes and binoculars. Lots of starry information and refreshments, then a short walk to the pub for supper which will be individually priced to allow full choice of the menu.

This event takes place as part of the Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2019.

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

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

Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is quite possible 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!


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Location light pollution

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

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

Location darkness on Thursday 17th October 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at The Crown Hotel - Exford 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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