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Breckland Astronomical Observatory

Breckland Astronomical Observatory

Great Ellingham, Near Attleborough, NR17

Home of Breckland Astronomical Society and listed as a Dark Sky Discovery Site, this observatory houses a large 20″ aperture telescope and an enthusiastic group of amateur astronomers. Members of the public are welcome to join them for meetings and observing sessions by prior arrangement.


Breckland Astronomical Observatory is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Location events organiser

Breckland Astronomical Society

Breckland Astronomical Society organises events at this location

Please contact Breckland Astronomical Society directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

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  • 03/12/21

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Weather forecast for Great Ellingham (0.4 miles away) updated 01/12/21 at 20:00.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Breckland Astronomical Observatory. View these events on a calendar.

  • Breckland Observatory public open night

    Thursday 30th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

    Breckland Astronomical Observatory, Near Attleborough, NR17

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  • Breckland Observatory public open night

    Friday 28th January 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

    Breckland Astronomical Observatory, Near Attleborough, NR17

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  • Breckland Observatory public open night

    Friday 25th February 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

    Breckland Astronomical Observatory, Near Attleborough, NR17

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  • Breckland Observatory public open night

    Friday 25th March 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

    Breckland Astronomical Observatory, Near Attleborough, NR17

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  • Breckland Observatory public open night

    Friday 29th April 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

    Breckland Astronomical Observatory, Near Attleborough, NR17

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