Monthly Archives: November 2016

Exmoor – mushrooms

Exmoor – mushrooms. So many mushrooms at our farm on Exmoor during autumn, this year. This is our seventh autumn at West Withy Farm and it has been by far the most prolific for mushrooms. The photo shows the largest that I have seen – about 12 centimeters across (5” in old money). It was […]

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Exmoor – Stargazing facilities

Exmoor stargazing facilities. Exmoor is Europe’s first Dark Sky Reserve. But successful stargazing needs more than just ‘dark skies’. Stargazing also needs uninterrupted, all round visibility to horizon. Many astronomers are staying in the cottages at West Withy Farm on the eastern side of Exmoor and bringing their own scopes to take advantage of both […]

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