Durlston Astronomy Centre

Durlston Astronomy Centre

Durlston Country Park, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2JL

Located at Durlston Country Park is an observatory hosting a large aperture 14″ Meade telescope and facilities for talks and presentations with stargazing events run by Wessex Astronomical Society. Note that out of hours access to this location is only available when stargazing events are on.


Location events organiser

Wessex Astronomical Society

Wessex Astronomical Society organises events at this location

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


Weather forecast

  • 25/09/21

    16° 4%
  • 25/09/21

    15° 4%
  • 26/09/21

    14° 4%
  • 26/09/21

    14° 6%

Weather forecast for Swanage Youth Hostel (0.9 miles away) updated 25/09/21 at 12:00.




Forthcoming events

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  • Stargazing at Durlston

    Saturday 25th September 2021 from 19:30pm to 20:30pm

    Durlston Astronomy Centre, Durlston Country Park, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2JL

    More info
  • Stargazing at Durlston Country Park

    Saturday 25th September 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Durlston Astronomy Centre, Durlston Country Park, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2JL

    More info

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