Exmoor Dark Skies Festival

Friday 18th October to Sunday 3rd November 2024.

There will be a host of events for families, amateur astronomers and everyone who feels inspired by the outdoors and the night. Events are spread all over the National Park and are run by the Exmoor National Park Authority and many other businesses and organisations.

Details of all events and booking links will be added here in due course.

Book your accommodation ahead and stay with a Dark Sky Friendly Business.

For general enquires about the 2024 festival and getting involved contact  ruralenterprise@exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk.

For press enquiries contact our media team.

2024 programme

To advertise in the 2024 programme please complete an Advertising Booking Form.  Further information can be found here in Dark Skies Festival Advertising Opportunities

We're currently developing the programme for the 2024 festival. The full programme will be available from early August. In the meantime please find a few events below as a  taster...

Friday 25th October

Stargazing Weekend (Friday to Sunday) at the Yarn Market Hotel, Dunster with Astronomer Terry Evans.

Saturday 26th October

Planetarium sessions at Minehead Eye.