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Bayfordbury Observatory

Bayfordbury 158 Lower Hatfield Road, Hertford SG13 8LD, England
+44 1707 285837
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Brilliant

Fabulous staff or volunteers very knowledgable daughter and i loved it planetarium especially cant... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Caroline B
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Cubs

Absolutely amazingly brilliant. Cubs loved it. Going out in the dark and looking for the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GemSeb
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Bayfordbury 158 Lower Hatfield Road, Hertford SG13 8LD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fabulous staff or volunteers very knowledgable daughter and i loved it planetarium especially cant wait for next year

Thank Caroline B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely amazingly brilliant. Cubs loved it. Going out in the dark and looking for the constallations. Great

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Great place to visit with Cubs, with interesting talks, telescopes and it’s own plantitirum, so close to hertford

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

I visit with my friend. amazing place to see stars in the sky. i will return again at the summer time.

1  Thank zordabfish
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

It's a few years since we left the University of Hertfordshire but, when we were working there, we visited the Observatory on more than one occasion. It was interesting for those who wouldn't normally have seen the moon and stars at such close quarters.

1  Thank KeepSmilingUK
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

visited this venue out of interest to see the telescope and view the exhibits the layout is easy to access and parking is good although a walk away from the telescopes,. There is a nice teashop for drinks and snacks ,cakes and scones

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

We have been to this observatory twice. Both times, we have not been able to see anything because it wasn't a clear night. We had have a look at the moon on one of the occasions. The evenings are well organised and the staff are...More

Thank BSesay
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

A rare opportunity to listen to experts and look through amazing telescopes. A bit chilly and a tiny bit disorganised but in an endearingly academic way !

Thank EppingGirlie
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Spent a wonderfully informative evening here. Sadly it was cloudy so we couldn't see much with the telescopes. Only the previously gained images. But they were bought to life by the fabulous staff. The highlight was a visit to the planetarium and a guided tour...More

1  Thank SallieHerts
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

3 adults and one 10 year old came to the open evening on March 3rd... My second time here and just as good! Last time I came it was too windy so no domes were open but they were this time! Really informative the speakers...More

3  Thank Toyah1
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