Road junction at the very heart of Exmoor National Park with off road car parking area from where the amazing dark skies above can be enjoyed.
Go stargazing site
A place identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good spot to stargaze from. This is based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and having somewhere safe to park. These locations tend to be remote car parks with no facilities.
Public location used for stargazing events.
Location light pollution
When to stargaze at Spire Cross - Exmoor
This location's dark site 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.
Stargazing events at this location
There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 2 events with the last one being on 3rd November 2018 organised by Exmoor National Park.