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Fort Victoria Country Park & Planetarium

Fort Victoria Country Park & Planetarium

Island Planetarium, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0RR, South East

The car park at Fort Victoria is open to the public and an easily accessible observing site with dark skies and good cover from local light pollution.

The country park is also home to the Island Planetarium run by enthusiastic local astronomers. The planetarium is open every day during the summer — during winter stargazing events are held on evenings and weekends. A fantastic place to venture if holidaying on the Isle of Wight.


Fort Victoria Country Park & Planetarium is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

Location events organiser

West Wight Stargazing Group

West Wight Stargazing Group organises events at this location

Please contact West Wight Stargazing Group directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 21/05/22

    16° 1%
  • 21/05/22

    13° 0%
  • 22/05/22

    10° 18%
  • 22/05/22

    18%

Weather forecast for Yarmouth (1.0 miles away) updated 21/05/22 at 20:00.




Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Fort Victoria Country Park & Planetarium. View these events on a calendar.


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