Events

Back

Exmoor National Park Dark Skies Festival 22nd October -7th November 2021

Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2021 Friday 22nd October to Sunday 7th November 2021 The festival will be in its 5th Year in 2021. With a variety of festival events for families and adults taking place all over Exmoor, why not book yourself some accommodation and make a holiday of it?

Exmoor National Park is home to some of the darkest skies in the country so it's a great place to gaze at the stars.

Collect your free copy  Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2021 programme of events from Minehead Information Centre based at The Beach Hotel, opposit the  West Somerset Railway  

Full event details can be also be found on the fetival website page (see below for link) Subject to Covid restrictions, we hope to be offering guided stargazing sessions and night walks, themed hotel breaks, stargazing and wellbeing retreats, talks and on-line presentations and workshops by expert astronomers and dark skies ambassadors, nocturnal wildlife events, astro-themed craft sessions, family astro-themed parties, night time boat adventures under the stars and more......

Stargazing weekend 22nd – 24th October 2021 Yarn Market Hotel, Dunster www.yarnmarkethotel.co.uk/special_interest

There is a list of accommodation businesses  and stargazing experience providers who have been accredited as Exmoor Dark Sky Friendly businesses. They have all received training and are able to help you make the most of  our dark skies during your stay. Details at www.exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk/enjoying/stargazing

Other accommodation and details about things to enjoy during your visit can be found at www.visit-exmoor.co.uk

Festival Organiser - If you'd like to run an event in 2021 or know more about the festival in general then please contact Katrina Munro   KJMunro@exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk

 Click here to go the festival webpage 

Dart-Skies

Loading Map...