In 1889 Sir Henry Campbell Bannerman gifted the school an observatory. To this day, the observatory and its 130 year old telescope are still in working condition on the hotel rooftop. Tours hosted by The Royal Astrological Society are available to hotel guests as well as local groups.
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“Please note that the Observatory is currently undergoing necessary maintenance and is unfortunately out of action for tours at the moment”.
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The Extra Mile
Treat your delegates, or your guests to an event they will always remember, by including an observatory tour within your day.
Bring your team together through the magic of astronomy, and bask in the stunning views.
With stunning panoramic views for as far as the eye can see our observatory would make for the most magical of photos. Whether it be for wedding photos, proposals, or simply just a part of your weekend stay with us, our observatory tour will make your stay magically memorable.