Stargazing in Observatory

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Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.

List of Observatory locations

Airdrie Observatory

Airdrie Library, Airdrie, ML6 0AG

Alston Observatory

Alston Lane, Preston, PR3 3BP

Astrocampus – University of York

Heslington West Campus, York, YO10 5DD

Athenaeum Observatory

Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1LU

Battlesteads Observatory

The Battlesteads Hotel, Wark, Northumberland, NE48 3LS

Bayfordbury Observatory

Lower Hatfield Road, Bayfordbury, SG13 8LD

Beacon Hill Observatory

Montgomery Road, Cleethorpes, DN35

Breckland Astronomical Observatory

Great Ellingham, Near Attleborough, NR17

Brian Joynes Observatory

Austerfield Field Study Centre, Doncaster, DN10 6RG

Brough Observatory

Prescott Avenue, Brough, HU15 1BB

Cambridge Observatory – Institute of Astronomy

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB3 0HA

Chesterfield Barnett Observatory

Hastings Close, Chesterfield, S41 8RH, East Midlands

Clanfield Observatory

Hinton Heights, Clanfield, Hampshire, PO8

Coats Observatory

Paisley Museum, Paisley, PA1 2BA

COSMOS Observatory

Signal Row, St Martins, TR25 0QN, South West

Cygnus Observatory at Washington Wetland Centre

Washington Wetland Centre, Washington, Sunderland, NE38 8LE

Dalby Forest Visitor Centre

Dalby Forest, Thornton-le-Dale, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

Durlston Astronomy Centre

Durlston Country Park, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2JL

EAARO Space Operations Centre

Space Operations Centre - Building 1013, Alconbury Airfield, PE28 4XA

Edinburgh Playfair Observatory

Calton Hill, Edinburgh, EH7 5AA

Edinburgh Royal Observatory

Blackford Hill, Edinburgh, EH9 3HJ

Failand Observatory

Failand, Near Wraxall, BS8 3US

Flamsteed Observatory

Near Brailsford, Derby, DE6 3BY

George Abell Observatory

Kents Hill, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Godlee Observatory

Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 3NL

Guernsey Observatory

Rue du Lorier, St Pierre du Bois, GY7 9JU

Hampstead Observatory

Hampstead Grove, Hampstead, NW3 1DU

Hanwell Community Observatory

Hanwell, Banbury, OX17 1HN

Hesketh Park Observatory

Hesketh Park, Southport, PR9 9LN

High Legh Community Observatory

Abbey Leys Farm, High Legh, WA16 6NS

Isle Of Man Observatory

Higher Foxdale, Foxdale, Ilse of Man, IM4 3HB

J.A. Jones Hoober Observatory

Lee Brook Lane, Wentworth, S62 7SH

James Irwin Observatory

Canterbury Adult Education Centre, Canterbury, CT2 8JY

Jeremiah Horrocks Observatory – Moor Park

Blackpool Road, Preston, PR2 3AE, North West

Jim Savage-Lowden Observatory

Culloden Battlefield, Culloden Moor, IV2 5EU

Jodrell Bank Observatory

University of Manchester, Macclesfield, SK11 9DL

Keele Observatory

Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent, ST5 5BG

Kielder Observatory

Black Fell, Near Kielder Village, Northumberland, NE48

Leighton Observatory

Pex Hill Visitors Centre, Widnes, WA8 5QW

Letchworth Observatory

Standalone Farm, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 4JN

Lime Tree Observatory

Lime Tree Farm, Grewelthorpe, HG4 3DA

Lincoln Observatory

Westcliffe Street, Lincoln, LN1 3TZ

Loxham Observatory

Duncan Road, Cranfield, MK43 0TH, East of England

Mills Observatory

Glamis Road, Balgay Park, Dundee, DD2 2UB

Norman Fisher Observatory at Kenley

Near Kenley Aerodrome, Kenley, CR8 5EP

Norman Lockyer Observatory

Salcombe Hill Road, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0NY

North Pennines Observatory

The Old School House, Allenheads, NE47 9HR

OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory

Davagh Forest, Cookstown, BT79 8JH

Orwell Park Observatory

Orwell Park School, Nacton, IP10 0ER

Piazzi Smyth Observatory

Bedford School, Bedford, MK40 2TU

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Observatory

The Green Road, Ashbourne, DE6 1EP, East Midlands

Reepham Observatory

Reepham High School & College, Reepham, NR10 4JT

Roseland Observatory

Court Farm, Coombe, PL26 7LE

Rosse Observatory

Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3RJ

Royal Observatory Greenwich

Blackheath Avenue, London, SE10 8XJ

Salford Observatory

Chaseley Road, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ

Scottish Dark Sky Observatory

Craigengillan Lodge, Dalmellington, East Ayrshire, KA6 7PZ

Seething Observatory

Toad Lane, Thwaite, NR35 2EQ

Sherwood Observatory

Near Coxmoor Golf Club, Mansfield, NG17 5LF

Sir Patrick Moore Astronomy Centre

Les Creux Country Park, St. Brelade, JE3 8LN

St Andrews Observatory

University of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY16

Stirling Highland Hotel Observatory

Spittal Street, Stirling, FK8 1DU

The Alexander Observatory

Queens Avenue, Aldershot, GU11 2ES

The Astronomy Centre

Bacup Road A681, Near Todmorden, Lancashire, OL14 7HP

The Chiltern Observatory

Woodrow High House, Amersham, HP7 0QG

The Isle of Wight Observatory

Watery Lane, Newchurch, PO36 0LX

The Malcolm Parry Observatory

The Long Eaton School, Nottingham, NG10 3NP, East Midlands

The Observatory Science Centre

Herstmonceux, Hailsham, BN27 1RN

The Spaceguard Centre

Llanshay Lane, Knighton, LD7 1LW

Toothill Observatory

Toothill, Southampton, SO16 8AL

Trent Astronomical Observatory

Clifton Campus, Erasmus Darwin Buildings, Nottingham, NG11 8NF

Trinity School Observatory

Strand Road, Carlisle, CA1 1JB

University of Central London Observatory

553 Watford Way, Mill Hill Park, NW7 2QS

Wynyard Planetarium & Observatory

Thorpe Thewles, Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, TS21 3JG

York Observatory

Museum Gardens, York, YO1 7FR

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