Stargazing and Wildlife in the Forest

Stargazing and Wildlife in the Forest

Saturday 30th October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

Croydon Hill - Exmoor
Near Nutcombe Bottom, Luxborough, TA23 0SX

Come and explore the night skies over Dunster and Croydon Hill with your hosts, wildlife enthusiast and naturalist Chris Sperring MBE and James Latus Forestry England’s Community Ranger for Exmoor and the Quantocks.

An evening of stargazing and wildlife in this unique and beautiful forest and home to England’s tallest tree on the foothills of Exmoor National Park. Booking in advance is essential, and no dogs are permitted.

Adult £7.50, children 15yrs and younger and OAPs £5. £20 family ticket for 2 adults and 2 children. Max 25 places.

This event takes place as part of the Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2021.


Event organiser

Forestry England

Forestry England is organising this event

Please contact Forestry England directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

Call 0300 067 4800 Between 9 am and 3 pm to book your space (payments taken on booking)

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.



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  • Stargazing and Wildlife in the Forest

    Saturday 30th October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Croydon Hill – Exmoor, Near Nutcombe Bottom, Luxborough, TA23 0SX

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