Astronomy Places of Interest to Visit

MarsThis page is devoted to visiting places of Astronomical Interest. Where they are known to have a website a link is provided so that you can see their latest contact information, otherwise contact information is provided.

If you know of somewhere of interest which could be added please contact me.

Countries:- England, Scotland, Wales.


ENGLAND

AVON

Herschel House & Museum
19 New King Street, Bath, Avon
01225 311342

BEDFORDSHIRE

BERKSHIRE

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE

CAMBRIDGESHIRE

Institute of Astronomy
The Observatories, Madingly Road, Cambridge, CB3 0HA
01223 337548
Group visits only

Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory
University of Cambridge, Department of Physics
01223 337733
Guided tours by arrangement

CHESHIRE

Jodrell Bank Visitor Centre
Jodrell Bank, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9DL
01477 571339

CLEVELAND

CORNWALL

Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station
Goonhilly Downs, Helston, Cornwall, TR12 6LQ
01326 22333
Group visits by arrangement

Co. DURHAM

CUMBRIA

DERBYSHIRE

DEVON

Norman Lockyer Observatory
Salcombe Hill, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0NY
01395 568 591

DORSET

ESSEX

Central Museum & Planetarium
Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6EW
01702 215131
25 seat planetarium.

GLOUCESTERSHIRE

GREATER MANCHESTER

GUERNSEY

HAMPSHIRE

HEREFORD & WORCESTER

HERTFORDSHIRE

University of Hertfordshire
Bayfordbury, Hertford, SG13 8LD
01707 285560
Group evening visits Oct. to March

HUMBERSIDE

ISLE of MAN

ISLE of WHITE

Fort Victoria
Westhill Lane, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0RR
01983 761555
33 seat planetarium.

ISLES of SCILLY

JERSEY

KENT

LANCASHIRE

Astronomy Centre
Clough Bank, Bacup Road, Todmorden, Lancashire, OL14 7HW
01706 816964
25 seat planetarium. All visits must be arranged in advance.

Astronomy Centre

LEICESTERSHIRE

The National Space Centre
Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS
0116 261 0261

LINCOLNSHIRE

LONDON

Greenwich Observatory
Greenwich

Science Museum
Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2DD
0870 870 4868

University of London Observatory
Mill Hill Park, London, NW7 2QS
020 8959 0421
Open to the public by appointment

MERSEYSIDE

Liverpool Museum
Department of Earth & Physical Sciences, Wiliam Brown Street,
Liverpool, L3 8EN
0151 478 4390

MIDDLESEX

NORFOLK

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

NORTHUMBERLAND

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

OXFORDSHIRE

RUTLAND

SHROPSHIRE

SOMERSET

STAFFORDSHIRE

SUFFOLK

Orwell Park Observatory
Nacton, near Ipswich

Orwell Observatory

SURREY

SUSSEX

The Observatory Science Centre
Herstmonceux Castle
Hailsham, East Sussex
01323 832643
Former home of the Royal Greenwich Observatory

TYNE & WEAR

WARWICKSHIRE

WEST MIDLANDS

WILTSHIRE

WORCESTERSHIRE

YORKSHIRE


SCOTLAND

AYRSHIRE

CENTRAL SCOTLAND

DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY

FIFE

GRAMPIAN

Aberdeen Planetarium
Aberdeen College, Gallowgate, Aberdeen, AB9 1DN
01224 640366

HIGHLAND

LOTHIAN

Royal Observatory Edinburgh

Jewell and Esk Valley Nautical College
24 Milton Road East, Edinburgh, EH15 2PP
0131 669 8461
25 seat planetarium.

ORKNEY ISLANDS

SHETLAND ISLANDS

STRATHCLYDE

Glasgow University Planetarium
Acre Road, Maryhill, Glasgow G20 0PL
0141 946 5213
30 seat planetarium.

TAYSIDE

Mills Observatory
Balgay Park, Glamis Road, Dundee, DD2 2UB
01382 667138

WESTERN ISLES


WALES

ANGLESEY

BRIDGEND

CARDIFF

MONMOUTHSHIRE

NEATH & PORT TALBOT

POWYS

RHONDDA CYNON TAFF

SWANSEA