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.
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.
Sat 30th Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.