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Galloway Astronomy Centre

  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
  • 20 May 2015
    “Excellent accommodation and welcome, pity about the cloudy nights”
  • 21 Apr 2015
    “Better than the Dark Sky Park”
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

Mike and Helen are very welcoming. The accommodation was very clean and extremely comfortable. The food was excellent. Alas the skies remained cloudy both nights I was there, but I will return ! We made up for the lack of observing by enjoyable and interesting...More

Date of stay: May 2015
1  Thank John G
Reviewed 21 April 2015

If you're interested in Astronomy, in my opinion ignore the Dark Sky Park to the north and come here instead - for these reasons:- 1. It feels darker here than the Dark Sky Park itself, you have the sea on three sides and the nearest...More

Date of stay: April 2015
1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

I cannot rave enough about this place. My family from the States were visiting, and we chose to spend two nights here. Comfortable accommodation, lovely meals that accommodate all dietary needs, and exceptional astronomical knowledge. We were shown planets, stars, galaxies, the international space station,...More

Date of stay: April 2015
1  Thank IndraJoyce
Reviewed 24 March 2015

We stayed here for one day and had a wonderful time. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable and we had a lovely home cooked meal. The highlight was the beautiful clear dark sky, We saw planets, moons, star clusters, nebulae and distant galaxies. Finally,...More

Date of stay: March 2015
1  Thank MBK106
Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

You'd think that if you went to a B&B for two nights with the sole intention of seeing the night sky, only to be under a thick blanket of cloud for most of the time that you'd be disappointed, but here you'd be wrong. Our...More

Date of stay: January 2015
3  Thank Robert J
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Looking for a place to stay in Glasserton? Then look no further than Galloway Astronomy Centre, a romantic guest house that brings the best of Glasserton to your doorstep. More Guests can enjoy breakfast while staying at Galloway Astronomy Centre. Need a place to park? Free parking is available at Galloway Astronomy Centre. Looking to explore? Then look no further than Galloway Astronomy Centre, which is a popular Glasserton attraction – and it is conveniently located within walking distance of the guest house. We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Galloway Astronomy Centre as you experience everything Glasserton has to offer. Less
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Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Galloway Astronomy Centre Glasserton, Scotland, UK
United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Glasserton
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Also Known As
Galloway Astronomy Centre Glasserton, Scotland, UK
United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Glasserton
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15 November 2016|
Response from gallowayastro | Property representative |
Thank you for the enquiry. We are open for tours of the nights sky most clear nights. If your daughter wants to bring her telescope here we can help with it if that is needed or show her objects to view with our own... More
Room Tips
"The Double room is very good with clear views over the countryside unspoilt by streetlights."
20 May 2015
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"The twin room is very small, and tall people will find the sloping ceilings hazardous - but it is a cottage!"
27 Nov 2013
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"Eat in one of the nearby pubs"
1 Jan 2013
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"The double bed room was nice and large :-)"
23 Apr 2012
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