Cotswold Discovery Centre

Cotswold Discovery Centre

The Old Prison, Northleach, GL54 3JH

Being housed in an Old Prison the Cotswold Discovery Centre near Northleach has to be one of the more unusual stargazing locations in our database! The 18th century building is now a visitor attraction and its location just off the Fosse Way and away from light pollution means the skies get nice and dark on moonless nights. Perfect venue for stargazing events organised by Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group!


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

Location events organiser

Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group

Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group organises events at this location

Please contact Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 25/09/21

    18° 5%
  • 25/09/21

    16° 3%
  • 26/09/21

    14° 4%
  • 26/09/21

    13° 5%

Weather forecast for Withington (gloucestershire) (4.4 miles away) updated 25/09/21 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stars & Archaeology at Hanwell Castle

    Saturday 25th September 2021 from 12:00pm to 18:00pm

    Hanwell Community Observatory, Hanwell, Banbury, OX17 1HN (27.0 miles away)

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  • Stars & Archaeology at Hanwell Castle

    Sunday 26th September 2021 from 12:00pm to 18:00pm

    Hanwell Community Observatory, Hanwell, Banbury, OX17 1HN (27.0 miles away)

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  • Abingdon Astronomical Society meeting and observing

    Monday 27th September 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    All Saint’s Methodist Church Hall – Abingdon, Appleford Drive, Abingdon, OX14 2AQ (26.6 miles away)

    More info
  • Observing with Abingdon Astronomical Society

    Monday 4th October 2021 from 20:00pm to Wednesday 6th October 2021 23:00pm

    Abingdon Road Car Park – Tubney, Tubney, Kingston Bagpuize, OX13 5QQ (22.4 miles away)

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  • Stratford Astronomical Society Telescope Club Night

    Tuesday 5th October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Alderminster Village Hall, New Road, Alderminster, CV37 8PE (22.4 miles away)

    More info

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