Lorna Doone Valley - National Trust
Malmsmead, Lynton, Devon, EX35 6NU
Discover the rings of Saturn and Orion’s nebula on this dark skies experience in the Doone Valley with our telescopes!
Starting with an Introduction to the Night Sky at the Buttery Café, enjoy your hot fresh pizza before a short flat walk to our telescope experience with Liz from Moor Wild Experience.
After toasting your complimentary marshmallows around our firepit, a selection of hot drinks and sweet treats will be available to purchase from the café. Take home your free Exmoor Dark Skies pocket guide!
This event takes place as part of Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2022.
Please note that this has already taken place on 24/10/2022
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Mon 24th Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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