Dark Sky accreditation for Wimbleball Lake

Dark Sky accreditation for Wimbleball LakeThe stunning Exmoor National Park is just six miles from us and nestled within it is Wimbleball Lake.

The South Wests team at the lake has recently been accredited with one of the first Dark Sky Friendly Business awards, as part of a scheme run by Exmoor National Park Authority.

The awards recognise businesses who understand the importance of dark skies and have taken steps to enable visitors to engage with nature through the special experience of stargazing. In turn, this supports astro-tourism across Exmoor National Park.

Exmoor has some of the darkest skies in the UK. It’s Europe’s first International Dark Sky Reserve, making it a great location for stargazing.

The team at team Wimbleball Lake received expert training from astronomy and stargazing professionals Go Stargazing and Space Detectives, learning how to help visitors make the most of Exmoor’s incredible night skies.

A visit to Wimbleball Lake is perfect for those from light polluted cities who might not have ever experienced a real starry sky before.

Once restrictions have lifted and you can travel again, we’d highly recommend Wimbleball Lake and why not stay with us or stop off here for lunch or dinner?


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