Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2023
This year we are once again taking part in the brilliant Exmoor Dark Skies Festival hosted by Exmoor National Park, with over 60 events taking place between Friday 13 and Sunday 29 October across the moor.
This year during the festival you can:
- Take part in an astrophotography session in the Lorna Doone Valley with our expert volunteer photographer Mark Johnson. Learning to capture the night sky in all its beauty. 21 October, 6-9 pm. No experience needed, more information and booking here
- Head out on a night walk with the rangers, and their night vision cameras, in the Lorna Doone Valley. 27 October, at 5 and 7 pm, more information and booking here
- Or explore Watersmeet at night, with rangers on hand to help you identify any wildlife you spot – the valley truly comes alive after dark. 23 October, at 5 and 7 pm, more information and booking herew
Spaces for these events tend to fill up quickly, so to avoid any disappointment we reccomemnd booking early.
Visiting the area for the Exmoor Dark Skies Festival?
Why not escape into nature with a short getaway to Cloud Farm Campsite. Stay in one of our camping pods, offering a perfect blend of tranquillity and indoor comforts, pitch in one of our picturesque riverside camping pitches or make use of one of our electric hook-ups or campervan spaces. Nestled in the heart of Exmoor, the campsite has stunning views of the Lorna Doone Valley and is in the heart of the Dark skies reserve.
For more information or for other places withing the Dark skies resrve to stay, follow the links below.
A laid-back, riverside campsite surrounded by idyllic Exmoor scenery and wildlife, perfectly placed for a walking holiday in the Lorne Doone Valley.
Set on the fringes of Exmoor, you’ll have miles of coastal hikes and moorland adventures on your doorstep.
A three-bedroom apartment in a pretty village on Exmoor, with a shallow river on the doorstep.
Have a mini getaway break in this sweet apartment located in the heart of picturesque North Devon.