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The Spaceguard Centre & Observatory

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Address: Llanshay Lane, Knighton LD7 1LW, Wales
Phone Number: 01547 520247
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It was very interesting and mind blowing facts and figures. The gentleman who gave the talk was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic you couldn't help but enjoy the tour. I think... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Knighton, United Kingdom
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Knighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

It was very interesting and mind blowing facts and figures. The gentleman who gave the talk was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic you couldn't help but enjoy the tour. I think it may go above the heads of small children but everyone else would enjoy it. The views over Knighton from the terrace are superb, which was a bonus.

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Bingley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Ashamed to say we visited because it was raining (otherwise we would have gone for a walk) Thank goodness for the rain this time as the Spaceguard Centre provided a fascinating, fact packed 1.5 hour visit. The tour was very well presented to explain about the risks of things hitting the earth, the varying sizes and origins of these, the... More 

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Conwy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Wonderful experience Location is Superb Fantastic Views Very informative and well worth the entrance fee owned privately A True insight into threats from outer space heading towards the earth

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Unexpectedly brilliant. No expectations and ended up being a wonderful 1.5 hours Super informative, interesting thought provoking. Very Good.

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I recently visited the spaceguard centre and took the tour. The observatory is very remote but is definitely worth the drive, the scenery was amazing getting there. The tour itself was great, the tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about everything regarding space. I learnt loads during the tour and came away wanting more.

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Chippenham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My wife and I decided to visit the centre on a Sunday afternoon. When we arrived we were unsure how good the attraction would be, but we were really surprised how good the attraction was. The guide who took us through the tour was brilliant he really new his stuff and answered every question with no hesitation. The tour lasted... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My husband and I had a fabulous visit to The Spaceguard Centre in Knighton, I had covered a space topic in Year 5 at school and My husband has had some dealings in his job of this subject but we were both blown away with this place. Its not much too look at when you first arrive but once inside... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Surprisingly very visual and this was made even better by a fantastic and knowledgeable guide. He kept us non-species engaged throughout and it was so worth the visit.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We visited the observatory with our friends who have lived nearby but who had never visited before. Its an incredible center where we learned a wealth of information about the creation of stars planets asteroids and other bits that race through space and occasionally hit the Earth with a huge bang. Our guide Jay, while a bit dry, was so... More 

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Bewdley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

12 of us went and we had a magic hour and a half ,we were told about the exciting work being done to watch out for asteroid impacts and generally how the story of watching for asteroids has developed . It is wonderful that we have an enthusiast like Jay who is a cog in the world wide scene of... More 

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Address: Llanshay Lane, Knighton LD7 1LW, Wales
Phone Number: 01547 520247
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Knighton

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