Stirling Highland Hotel Observatory

Stirling Highland Hotel Observatory

Spittal Street, Stirling, Stirlingshire, FK8 1DU

Once a former High School, the Stirling Highland Hotel is home to a rooftop observatory that houses a historical and incredibly impressive reflecting telescope from 1889. Members of the Stirling Astronomical Society are its proud guardians and utilise the facility for their regular evening classes that run each year from October through March, which the public is welcome to attend. In addition, the Society offers regular observing opportunities at the observatory; please get in touch with them to arrange your visit.

Photo: Stirling Highland House Hotel


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Stirling Astronomical Society

Stirling Astronomical Society organises events at this location

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


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Forthcoming events

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

  • Stirling Astronomical Society / Falkirk Astronomers lecture meeting

    Friday 13th September 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Stirling Highland Hotel Observatory, Stirling, FK8 1DU

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  • Stirling Astronomical Society / Falkirk Astronomers lecture meeting

    Friday 11th October 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Stirling Highland Hotel Observatory, Stirling, FK8 1DU

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  • Stirling Astronomical Society informal monthly meeting

    Friday 25th October 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Stirling Highland Hotel Observatory, Stirling, FK8 1DU

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  • Stirling Astronomical Society / Falkirk Astronomers lecture meeting

    Friday 8th November 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Stirling Highland Hotel Observatory, Stirling, FK8 1DU

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  • Stirling Astronomical Society informal monthly meeting

    Friday 29th November 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Stirling Highland Hotel Observatory, Stirling, FK8 1DU

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  • Stirling Astronomical Society / Falkirk Astronomers lecture meeting

    Friday 13th December 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Stirling Highland Hotel Observatory, Stirling, FK8 1DU

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