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.


Private venue - location accessible only by prior arrangement or when public events are scheduled.

Weather forecast

  • 21/09/21

    18° 4%
  • 21/09/21

    17° 0%
  • 22/09/21

    15° 0%
  • 22/09/21

    14° 2%

Weather forecast for Portland Harbour - Castle Cove (beach) (0.1 miles away) updated 21/09/21 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Stargazing at Durlston

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

    Durlston Astronomy Centre, Durlston Country Park, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2JL (22.3 miles away)

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  • 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 (22.3 miles away)

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  • Crewkerne And District Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 20th October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Crewkerne And District Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 17th November 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Crewkerne And District Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 15th December 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norton-sub-Hambdon Village Hall, New Road, Norton-sub-Hambdon, TA14 6SF (27.2 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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