Torquay Boys Grammar School & Observatory

Torquay Boys Grammar School & Observatory

Shiphay Manor Drive, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7EL

Observing location for Torbay Astronomical Society who host regular observation evenings from the ground of the grammar school including opening up the school’s observatory.


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Torbay Astronomical Society

Torbay Astronomical Society organises events at this location

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


Weather forecast

  • 22/06/24

    17° 1%
  • 22/06/24

    15° 4%
  • 23/06/24

    14° 6%
  • 23/06/24

    14° 9%

Weather forecast for Torquay Ski Slope (1.1 miles away) updated 22/06/24 at 16:00.




Events nearby

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  • Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society Members Evening

    Friday 28th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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  • South West Astronomy Fair 2024

    Saturday 29th June 2024 from 11:00am to 18:00pm

    Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth, EX10 0NY (20.8 miles away)

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  • Norman Lockyer Observatory Open Evening

    Thursday 4th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth, EX10 0NY (20.8 miles away)

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  • Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society Members Evening

    Friday 5th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth, EX10 0NY (20.8 miles away)

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  • Norman Lockyer Astronomical Society Members Evening

    Friday 12th July 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth, EX10 0NY (20.8 miles away)

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