Norman Lockyer Observatory

Norman Lockyer Observatory

Salcombe Hill Road, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0NY

The Norman Lockyer Observatory is both a historical observatory and home to an active amateur astronomical society. It is a centre for amateur astronomy, meteorology, radio astronomy, and the promotion of science education. The facility is publicly accessible during one of the many frequent open evenings (and open days during Summer) and is particularly ideal for families visiting the area whilst on holiday.


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Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society

Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society organises events at this location

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


Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Sidmouth (1.0 miles away) updated 16/07/24 at 04:00.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Norman Lockyer Observatory. View these events on our calendar, add them to your calendar or Google Calendar.

  • Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society Members Evening

    Friday 19th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth, EX10 0NY

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  • Norman Lockyer Observatory Open Evening

    Saturday 20th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth, EX10 0NY

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  • Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society Members Evening

    Friday 26th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth, EX10 0NY

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  • Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society Members Evening

    Friday 2nd August 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth, EX10 0NY

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  • Norman Lockyer Observatory Open Evening

    Saturday 3rd August 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth, EX10 0NY

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  • Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society Members Evening

    Friday 9th August 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth, EX10 0NY

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