Wilton Park Observatory

Wilton Park, Batley, WF17 0AS

Location description

Home of the Batley & Spenborough Astronomical Society who hold regular society meetings and public stargazing events at this location.

Location event organiser

Batley & Spenborough Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.

Astronomical society

Meeting place for local astronomical society, often in a location that enables stargazing and observing.


Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a urban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 41 events with the last one being on 1st March 2019 organised by Batley & Spenborough Astronomical Society.


When to visit

The best time to visit Wilton Park Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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