Tag: exmoor national park
The night sky above Exmoor National Park has been awarded a special protection status. It has been granted International Dark-Sky Reserve (IDR) status by the International Dark-Sky Association.
Standing proudly on a hillside in West Dorset, the chalk outline of the Cerne Abbas Giant has perplexed visitors for centuries.
To the frustration of archaeologists there is no written record of the anatomically detailed chalk figure before the late 17th century, but clues that the giant was created earlier than that have emerged in the form of suggestive earthworks built nearby.