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Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth

(4.7/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • The NL Observatory is set on a hill above Sidmouth and although you can walk to it (a stiff climb from the town) there is a big, free car park. As well as the vintage telescopes in their domed housing...  more »
  • We went to an evening talk which told you why the sun is a g star. The talk was pitched well and i now know why the sun is a g star. Size, heat, composition and probably some more things i cant rememb...  more »
  • We were lucky enough to be in the area when the observatory was open. The staff are wonderful and so enthusiastic about this wonderful facility. We spent a fact filled, interesting few hours and it wa...  more »
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  • Well worth a visit
  • Lovely facility - well worth a visit especially on one of their open days/evenings. The people working here are both friendly and knowledgeable.
  • Magical. One of science's great stories.