Westermill Farm – Exford

Exford, Minehead, TA24 7NJ

Location description

Westermill Farm is a stargazers paradise and a hidden gem in the South West of England!  Located at the very heart of Exmoor Dark Sky Reserve the venue benefits from amazingly dark skies!  Offers a traditional campsite with amenities, self-catering cottages and a farm shop ideal for breakfast!


Stay & gaze

Location provides accommodation in a dark sky site and perhaps stargazing resources such as binoculars, star charts or even a basic telescope.


Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

When to stargaze at Westermill Farm - Exford

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 21st October 2017 organised by Exmoor National Park.

Location

When to visit

The best time to visit Westermill Farm - Exford can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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