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Charterhouse Outdoor Activity Centre & Observatory

Charterhouse Outdoor Activity Centre & Observatory

Charterhouse-on-Mendip, Blagon, BS40 7XR

Set in the heart of the Mendip Hills and in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the Charterhouse Outdoor Activity Centre’s accessible but remote location makes for a great place to go stargazing. The venue even has it’s own observatory! Public stargazing events organised with the assistance of Wells and Mendip Astronomical Society.


Private venue - location accessible only by prior arrangement or when public events are scheduled.

Location events organiser

Wells & Mendip Astronomers

Wells & Mendip Astronomers organises events at this location

Please contact Wells & Mendip Astronomers directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 20/10/21

    13° 81%
  • 20/10/21

    11° 84%
  • 21/10/21

    10° 29%
  • 21/10/21

    10° 20%

Weather forecast for Cheddar (2.9 miles away) updated 20/10/21 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 13th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    The Barry Community Enterprise Centre, Barry, CF62 9DA (25.2 miles away)

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  • Crewkerne And District Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 15th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norton-sub-Hambdon Village Hall, Norton-sub-Hambdon, TA14 6SF (24.7 miles away)

    More info
  • Wiltshire Astronomical Society meeting

    Tuesday 4th January 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Irene Usher Memorial Pavilion, Melksham, SN12 6NS (27.6 miles away)

    More info
  • Wiltshire Astronomical Society observing session

    Friday 7th January 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Lacock Playing Fields, Chippenham, SN15 2LQ (26.9 miles away)

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  • Crewkerne And District Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 19th January 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norton-sub-Hambdon Village Hall, Norton-sub-Hambdon, TA14 6SF (24.7 miles away)

    More info

Stay and gaze nearby

  • Torre Cider Farm

    Washford, Somerset, TA23 0LA (29.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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