Fabulous observatory set in the wonderful grounds of Hesketh Park and steeped in history. Open during summer months with events run by Southport Astronomical Society and the Friends of Fernley Observatory.
Weather forecast for Southport (1.2 miles away) updated 17/05/22 at 12:00.
Best time to visit
The below chart shows when the skies will be at their darkest at this location and therefore the best time to visit. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing. See our dark sky calendar for more details.