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Cranbrook School Observatory

Cranbrook School Observatory

Waterloo Road, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 3JD

The observatory on the grounds of the Cranbrook School is home to the stunning 22.5″ aperture Alan Young telescope. Members of the Cranbrook and District Science and Astronomical Society are the proud custodians of the facility and regularly run observing sessions at the location.


Cranbrook School Observatory is a private location and is only accessible out of normal hours for stargazing by prior arrangement or when public events are scheduled.

Location events organiser

Cranbrook and District Science and Astronomical Society

Cranbrook and District Science and Astronomical Society organises events at this location

Please contact Cranbrook and District Science and Astronomical Society directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 22/05/22

    18° 4%
  • 22/05/22

    13° 6%
  • 23/05/22

    13° 45%
  • 23/05/22

    12° 51%

Weather forecast for Cranbrook (0.1 miles away) updated 22/05/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Orpington Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Wednesday 25th May 2022 from 19:45pm to 21:30pm

    St Francis of Assisi Church Hall, Petts Wood, BR6 1QW (28.3 miles away)

    More info
  • Wealden Astronomers monthly meeting and observing

    Friday 27th May 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Herstmonceux Castle, Hailsham, BN27 1RN (17.9 miles away)

    More info
  • Mid Kent Astronomical Society: Stuart Clark

    Friday 27th May 2022 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Bredhurst Village Hall, Bredhurst, ME7 3JZ (16.2 miles away)

    More info
  • Lewes Astronomers meeting

    Wednesday 1st June 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Lewes Town Hall, Lewes, BN7 2QS (27.7 miles away)

    More info
  • Lewes Astronomers monthly meeting

    Wednesday 1st June 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Lewes Town Hall, Lewes, BN7 2QS (27.7 miles away)

    More info

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