The Bettridge Centre

The Bettridge Centre

Coastal Park, Newtonhill, Aberdeenshire, AB39 3UL

Located in the village of Newtonhill on the North East Coast of Scotland the Bettridge Centre is the regular observing location for Aberdeen Astronomical Society who hold regular informal meetings here including stargazing when weather permits. Light pollution maps show quite high levels considering the location’s proximity to the coast and, given the site has been chosen by as Astronomical Society for observing, is probably really good!


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

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Aberdeen Astronomical Society

Aberdeen Astronomical Society organises events at this location

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


Weather forecast

  • 25/09/21

    16° 12%
  • 25/09/21

    16° 1%
  • 26/09/21

    15° 5%
  • 26/09/21

    15° 2%

Weather forecast for Stonehaven (beach) (5.0 miles away) updated 24/09/21 at 20:00.




Forthcoming events

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  • Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

    Tuesday 28th September 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

    The Bettridge Centre, Coastal Park, Newtonhill, Aberdeenshire, AB39 3UL

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  • Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

    Tuesday 28th September 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

    The Bettridge Centre, Coastal Park, Newtonhill, Aberdeenshire, AB39 3UL

    More info
  • Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

    Tuesday 26th October 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

    The Bettridge Centre, Coastal Park, Newtonhill, Aberdeenshire, AB39 3UL

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  • Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

    Tuesday 26th October 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

    The Bettridge Centre, Coastal Park, Newtonhill, Aberdeenshire, AB39 3UL

    More info
  • Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

    Tuesday 23rd November 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

    The Bettridge Centre, Coastal Park, Newtonhill, Aberdeenshire, AB39 3UL

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  • Informal Stargazing with Aberdeen Astronomical Society

    Tuesday 23rd November 2021 from 19:00pm to 22:00pm

    The Bettridge Centre, Coastal Park, Newtonhill, Aberdeenshire, AB39 3UL

    More info

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