The Royal Oak - Withypool
Sparrow Lane, Withypool, Somerset, TA24 7QP
Meet for supper at the Royal Oak, followed by a walk over Withypool Hill guided by Exmoor National Park Ranger Patrick Watts-Mabbott, who will give a description and talk about Exmoor’s dark skies.
Enjoy the stunning views of the skies on a clear and crisp night, but even in the mist and dark, the moor has a fantastic atmosphere. On return to the pub, arm up with a luxury hot chocolate.
This event occurs during the Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2023.
Please note that this has already taken place on 26/10/2023
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.
Thu 26th Oct
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.
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