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Failand Observatory

Failand Observatory

Failand, Near Wraxall, BS8 3US

The Failand Observatory is operated by a welcoming and enthusiastic team of astronomers from Bristol Astronomical Society. The facility is home to the Cyril Swindin telescope — a 12.5 inch reflecting telescope donated by a former member which offers fantastic views of the night skies, this alongside their larger 18″ aperture instrument. The Society regularly opens the facility to the public throughout the observing season.


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Events nearby

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  • Wiltshire Astronomical Society observing session

    Friday 3rd December 2021 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

    Lacock Playing Fields, Chippenham, SN15 2LQ (24.5 miles away)

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  • Stargazing from Bath Abbey Tower with the Bath Astronomers

    Sunday 5th December 2021 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Bath Abbey, Bath, BA1 1LT (14.8 miles away)

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  • Stargazing from Bath Abbey Tower with the Bath Astronomers

    Monday 6th December 2021 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Bath Abbey, Bath, BA1 1LT (14.8 miles away)

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 6th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    The Barry Community Enterprise Centre, Barry, CF62 9DA (24.9 miles away)

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  • Wiltshire Astronomical Society meeting

    Tuesday 7th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Irene Usher Memorial Pavilion, Melksham, SN12 6NS (26.9 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Tudor Farmhouse Hotel & Restaurant

    Clearwell, Coleford, GL16 8JS (23.1 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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