Dyffryn Gardens, St Nicholas, CF5 6SU
Timed to follow the BBC's Stargazing Live TV show on the same week, the Cardiff Astronomical Society will be opening its observatory to the public.
Officers from the Cardiff Astronomical Society will be on hand to present a tour of the night sky and there will also be manned telescopes as well as plenty of stargazing information and advice from experienced astronomers.
In the event of bad weather on the day, the event will still continue with members of the Society available to answer any questions.
Event ticket prices
£6.50 - Admission + Soup and hot drink
£5.00 - Admission + Soup and hot drink (NT Members)
FREE - Admission Only
FREE - Admission Only (NT Members)
FREE - Under 5s
Booking essential - Call 02920 590813
Tickets are non-refundable, unless in the event of cancellation.
No age restriction, but age guidance of 6+
Dogs on leads are welcome.
*Parking will be in the Visitor Car Park. It is a 5 minute walk uphill to the Observatory.
*Bring torch, hat, scarf and gloves.
*The buggy will be available to visitors with disabilities. It will drive a circular route, picking up along the way.
Note: Members need to bring their cards to be scanned on the gate.
Observing (if clear)
Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting
Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.
This event is being organised by National Trust. For details of how to contact them and for more information about this event see "Event bookings & availability" below. Please check that this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.
Event bookings & availability
The event organiser (National Trust) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.