Stargazing Supper at Dunkery Beacon

Thursday 2nd November 2017 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

Dunkery Beacon

Exmoor National Park, North West of Wheddon Cross, TA24


Join local astronomer Seb Jay for an evening of stargazing at the Dunkery Beacon Country House Hotel, the event being timed to coincide with the Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2017.  Starting with a hearty chilli-con-carne support the evening will move on to stargazing outside and observing through telescopes.  Should the weather be inclement an indoor presentation will be offered instead.  For all bookings and enquiries please contact the hotel.

- 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 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!


Bookings for this event are being taken by the event venue Dunkery Beacon Country House Hotel.

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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 Thursday 2nd November 2017

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Dunkery Beacon 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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