Where to find Bayfordbury Observatory

Map of how to get there

The location of Bayfordbury Observatory was chosen because it is secluded and relatively free from light pollution. However, this can make us a little hard to find. 

The local area map shows the Observatory's location relative to Hatfield, Hertford and surrounding major roads.

Bayfordbury Observatory is situated in the Hertfordshire countryside a few miles South of Hertford and is accessed from the B158.The entrance road to the site is located off the B158, at a crossroad with St. Mary's Lane. Shortly before reaching the mansion, turn right into the Bayfordbury Campus where ample parking is available.

Make your way to the Regional Science Learning Centre reception where staff will greet you. Please do not drive up to the observatory as there is limited parking, and there may be no staff there to meet you.


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