Our special observatory is unique; an entire roof is rolled off to reveal powerful Meade telescopes. A never to be forgotten journey of the night sky. There is nothing quite like seeing the distant stars & planets with your own eyes through our magnificent telescopes.
- Your own personal guide for the evening
- Introduction to the night sky, getting acquainted with the night sky
- View the night sky through powerful telescope
- Learn about the formation of stars and galaxies
- Light Supper between sessions plus tea or coffee.
- Enjoy the wonders of the night sky for 1½ hours
- Expanded tour of the night sky in our smaller private observatory (one telescope).
- Numbers are restricted to ensure personal informative discussion and plenty of telescope time.
- The entire roof moves off the observatory to enable horizon to horizon viewing of the night sky
- Spend time with an experienced Senior Guide who can explain and discuss a range of astronomy topics and points out constellations, planets, stars, clusters, nebula and galaxies in easy to understand everyday terms and assists as you view objects through the telescope.
- No experience or prior knowledge is required
- Suitable for all ages although no concessions apply
- Tours can be personalised to cater for specific interests or left up to the Senior Guide to select many of the seasonally best objects to view that evening.
- Takes approximately 90 -120 minutes.
- Operates all year round – however please contact us to discuss dates and bookings as sessions are subject to Senior Guide availability and minimum numbers.