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The Spaceguard Centre is a working astronomical observatory, located in a commanding location overlooking the town of Knighton, Powys, with stunning views that cover four counties. The Centre is dedicated to the study of asteroids and comets that could hit the earth. It is part of the internationl project set up to find and track them, and to plan ways to stop such a catastrophe happening. With a host of intriguing exhibits that include meteorites, a small planetarium and telescopes the Spaceguard Centre is a fascinating place for visitors of all ages and experience. Come and find out what it´s all about!
Information on Spaceguard Centre , Llanshay Lane , Knighton
|Opening Times:||All year, Daily, Wed to Sun. Tours at 14:00 & 16:00, all year, (AND at 10.30am 1 May - 30 Sep.) Conducted Tours only. Please telephone to check availability.|
|Admission:||Adult £6.00, Child (5-15) £3.00.|
|Child Friendly:||Children of all ages welcome|
|Location:||On Llanshay Lane ignore your sat.nav instructions! At the top of Llanshay Lane you will see our sign by a cattle grid. Cross the grid and proceed up the track to the entrance to the observatory.|
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