Stargazing Evening

Timed to follow the BBC's Stargazing Live TV show on the same week, the Cardiff Astronomical Society will be opening its observatory to the public.

  • Booking essential

Officers from the Cardiff Astronomical Society will be on hand to present a tour of the night sky and there will also be manned telescopes as well as plenty of stargazing information and advice from experienced astronomers.

In the event of bad weather on the day, the event will still continue with members of the Society available to answer any questions.

*FREE event with additional catering options to purchase when booking

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £6.50
    Admission + Soup and hot drink
  • Adult £0.00
    Admission Only
  • Adult £5.00
    Admission + Soup and hot drink (NT Members)
  • Adult £0.00
    Admission Only (NT Members)
  • Child £0.00
    Under 5s

The basics

Booking details
Call 02920 590813
Tickets are non-refundable, unless in the event of cancellation.
Suitability
No age restriction, but age guidance of 6+
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Parking will be in the Visitor Car Park. It is a 5 minute walk uphill to the Observatory.
What to bring and wear
Bring torch, hat, scarf and gloves. If possible, bring a red-light torch, or keep a white light torch pointing at the ground or cover in red film.
Accessibility
The buggy will be available to visitors with disabilities. It will drive a circular route, picking up along the way.
Other
Members need to bring their cards to be scanned on the gate.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
31 March 2017 19:30 - 21:30 Available

Contact Info

Name
Dyffryn Gardens
Email
dyffryn@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 02920 593328

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