Fort Victoria Country Park & Planetarium

Fort Victoria Country Park & Planetarium

Island Planetarium, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0RR, South East

The car park at Fort Victoria is open to the public and an easily accessible observing site with dark skies and good cover from local light pollution.

The country park is also home to the Island Planetarium run by enthusiastic local astronomers. The planetarium is open every day during the summer — during winter stargazing events are held on evenings and weekends. A fantastic place to venture if holidaying on the Isle of Wight.


Location events organiser

West Wight Stargazing Group

West Wight Stargazing Group organises events at this location

Please contact West Wight Stargazing Group directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 23/09/21

    18° 6%
  • 23/09/21

    17° 5%
  • 24/09/21

    16° 5%
  • 24/09/21

    15° 3%

Weather forecast for Yarmouth (1.0 miles away) updated 23/09/21 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Isle of Wight Observatory public open night

    Thursday 23rd September 2021 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    The Isle of Wight Observatory, Watery Lane, Newchurch, PO36 0LX (13.8 miles away)

    More info
  • Stargazing at Durlston

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

    Durlston Astronomy Centre, Durlston Country Park, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2JL (20.4 miles away)

    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 (20.4 miles away)

    More info
  • Isle of Wight Observatory public open night

    Thursday 30th September 2021 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    The Isle of Wight Observatory, Watery Lane, Newchurch, PO36 0LX (13.8 miles away)

    More info
  • Toothill Observatory Public Open Evening

    Friday 1st October 2021 from 19:30pm to 23:30pm

    Toothill Observatory, Toothill, Southampton, SO16 8AL (17.7 miles away)

    More info

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