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Sandsfoot Castle

Sandsfoot Castle

Old Castle Road, Weymouth, DT4 8QG

Sandsfoot Castle is a former fort constructed by Henry VIII to keep Portland Harbour safe and give protection from French invaders. It’s location on the South Coast overlooking the bay of Weymouth makes for a good stargazing location and frequently hosts public stargazing events organised with the help of Weymouth Astronomy Club.


Sandsfoot Castle is a private location and is only accessible out of normal hours for stargazing by prior arrangement or when public events are scheduled.

Weather forecast

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Weather forecast for Portland Harbour - Castle Cove (beach) (0.1 miles away) updated 24/01/22 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Wessex Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Tuesday 1st February 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Allendale Centre - Wimborne, Wimborne, BH21 1AS (25.2 miles away)

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  • Weymouth Astronomy Club meeting

    Friday 11th February 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Aldhelm's Church Centre, Weymouth, DT3 5EW (2.4 miles away)

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  • Crewkerne And District Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 16th February 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norton-sub-Hambdon Village Hall, Norton-sub-Hambdon, TA14 6SF (27.2 miles away)

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  • Wessex Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Tuesday 1st March 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Allendale Centre - Wimborne, Wimborne, BH21 1AS (25.2 miles away)

    More info
  • Weymouth Astronomy Club meeting

    Friday 4th March 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Aldhelm's Church Centre, Weymouth, DT3 5EW (2.4 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • Kingfishers Holidays – Charmouth

    Newlands Bridge, Charmouth, DT6 6AZ (21.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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