This location has been identified by Cranbourne Chase AONB as a potential dark sky discovery site for their Chasing Stars bid for the region to become a protected dark sky park. The location suffers some light pollution from nearby Warminster. Interestingly the ancient hill-fort located at the summit of the hill is renowned for being one of the UK's top UFO hotspots!
Recommended stargazing site
This location has been recommended as a great place to stargaze by the local authority, parks provider or property owner. May require payment for access or parking.
Location light pollution
When to stargaze at Cley Hill Car Park - National Trust
This location's semi-rural setting means it benefits from dark skies depending on the time of the year and lunar cycle. In the calendar below where you can see stars indicates when the skies will be dark and the best time to stargaze. Yellow areas show the adverse effects of daylight (bold) and moonlight (faded). Hover over a day to see darkness times or click on a date for more information.