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This is a really interesting and informative visit. Our guide talked us through the work of the Spaceguard Centre and explained how they tracked comets and asteroids in a most informative and lively manner. We had an introduction in the small planetarium and saw the...More
After having lived in the area for 15 years we finally decided to visit with some friends and their 10 year old daughter.
And I'm very glad we did!
All of us enjoyed the tour hugely - it was both informative and slightly worrying. The...More
The visit consists of an hour and a half tour, time which goes fast. The tour is a well thought out and informative journey which builds slowly and allows you to take it all in. There were 6 in our party and about 2 douzen...More
The weather was inclement and we were looking for indoor activities, which is why we ended up on the top of a blustery Welsh mountaintop visiting the Spaceguard observatory. This was a very interesting and informative visit, all well-explained and easy to understand for those...More
The Space Guard Centre is a relatively low key enterprise located on a hill in the Welsh Marches near Knighton. The surrounding panoramas from the observatory are worth seeing by themselves. If you are expecting something of the scale of Mount Palomar with a Disneyland...More
We called late one evening to book for the next day and got in, booking is essential. We were a medium sized group and the tour and talk took about 1.5 hours. It was very interesting and everything was explained really clearly, well worth a...More
We booked the 4pm tour on a Sunday afternoon and drove up from Knighton following good signage pointing the way. The scenic road climbs up fairly steeply and we were surrounded by spectacular 360 views by the time we reached the Centre.
This is a...More
Highly interesting visit with a very knowledgeable guide, Director Jonathan (Jay) Tate. The subject of near earth objects is fascinating and the search, monitoring and solutions are fascinating.
Strongly recommend a visit.
Thank Andy B
J R T, Manager at The Spaceguard Centre & Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018
Thanks for your review. It's actually the "Spaceguard Centre", a name first used by Arthur C Clarke in his novel "Rendezous with Rama".