Fantastic tourist location with numerous science exhibits, frequently scheduled events and a planetarium equipped with state of the art full dome projection system. Car park accessible to the public free of charge (most of the time) from which to explore the skies above.
Photo courtesy of Winchester Science Centre.
Dark sky discovery site
Designated as a Dark Sky Discovery Site this location is accessible by members of the public and are officially recognised as excellent places to stargaze. Such locations often have free overnight car parking, some have toilet facilities however rarely allow overnight camping.
This location has a planetarium offering astronomy presentations projected onto a large curved screen or dome.
Tonight's weather forecast
Weather forecast for Winchester Youth Hostel (1.55 miles away) updated 23/05/19 at 06:00.
Location light pollution
This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a suburban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium
Forthcoming events at this location
Saturday 29th June 2019 from 10:00am to 17:00pm
Sunday 30th June 2019 from 10:00am to 17:00pm
Saturday 6th July 2019 from 10:00am to 17:00pm
Sunday 7th July 2019 from 10:00am to 17:00pm
Saturday 13th July 2019 from 10:00am to 17:00pm
Sunday 14th July 2019 from 10:00am to 17:00pm
Saturday 20th July 2019 from 10:00am to 17:00pm
Sunday 21st July 2019 from 10:00am to 17:00pm