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Workshop/Course, Sun 23 Feb 2020, £5-£2.50

Planetarium and Metorite workshops

Planetarium and Metorite workshops


Astronomers from Kielder Observatory will take visitors on a wander through the stars using their state-of-the-art indoor planetarium. This will be combined with a chance to handle rocks from space and learn more about our solar system.

The event is ticketed through Friends of the Lake District’s website.

From M6/Penrith/Eden area:
Just a couple of minutes drive from the M6 (J40) at Penrith along the A66
From Windermere/the central lakes
Follow the A592, a beautiful drive in itself over the stunning Kirkstone Pass, and along the shores of Ullswater.
From Keswick/the western lakes Take the A66 eastbound past the foothills of Skiddaw and Blencathra, Rheged is just off the A66/A592 roundabout before you reach the M6

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 23 Feb 2020 10:00 to 15:30


£5 per adult; £2.50 per child


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Disabled car park next to main visitor entrance


CA11 0DQ


Plan route to The Rheged Centre using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 496283  Lat: 54.64726 Long: -2.78065

Just 2 minutes from M6 jct 40, off the A66 heading towards Keswick

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Penrith station

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