The Spaceguard Centre
The Spaceguard Centre aims to bring the wonders of the universe to everyone in a fun and understandable way. Its main work is looking for Near Earth Objects (asteroids and comets), and providing timely information about these to the public, press and media.
What makes it special
- An understanding about tracking asteroids
- Great view of the countryside
Children (5-15 yrs): £4.00
Children (5-15 yrs): £5.00.
(Pre-booked only. We do not run evening tours when we are on BST)
Other things to do nearby
Behind the slightly austere exterior, the house has a homely feel. Discover how the servants moved around the house unseen.
With bike shop, workshop, cafe, showers and a bike wash. Excellent trails start just a few minutes ride away.
Voted top five by the Observer and top ten by the Guardian for walkers to stay in England 2014.
There's lots of great cycling nearby, the hostel is very close to the Lands End John O’ Groats route, or, for something shorter try the Offa's Dyke trail and enjoy unspoilt landscape at its best.
A myriad of small, quiet roads all the way down from Shropshire to the Herefordshire Marches.
Leominster is on the official CTC route from Land's End to John O’ Groats, set in a great position between Somerset and Cheshire.
The town and its lovely surrounding villages is an excellent base for the country lover or sportsman alike.
The popular Shropshire Way passes the hostel grounds and you'll meet plenty of other walkers heading out for a day in the beautiful countryside.
Enjoy popular routes in Eastridge Woods and on the Long Mynd hills - the ultimate ride surrounded by beautiful scenery.
Some of the best walking in the Marches and an important place for wildlife, geology, landscape and archaeology. Part of Shropshire’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Get back to nature and stride out on foot to explore the beauty of this part of the country.
Get out and about on your bike and enjoy the rolling landscape.
Experience gliding, the centre caters for all levels from beginners to advanced cross country soaring.
Set in the rolling Shropshire countryside you can enjoy the Offa's Dyke National Trail which connects castles, abbeys and thriving market towns.
A fine medieval ruined castle, set in glorious Shropshire countryside, at the heart of a bustling black & white market town.
In a thoughtfully designed, tranquil setting, you'll be greeted by 'Numpy' a Giant Milky Eagle Owl. A real beak to nose experience!