NEWBURY AMATEUR ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY

DIRECTIONS TO THE BEGINNERS MEETINGS

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FROM NEWBURY: On the A339 driving south out of Newbury at the top of the hill take the first exit to Greenham Common. Look for Tesco Supermarket on the corner of the exit from the roundabout into Pinchinton Lane (shown on the maps below). Follow Pinchington Lane for about a kilometre and turn left into New Road (there are traffic islands at the turning). drive straigh down New Road look for a yellow sign with ASTRONOMY and an arrow indicating to turn right (see map 3 below). Follow the arrow until a second sign appears on the left directing visitors into St. Mary's Church Hall car park. Altenatively drive past the turning to the second (smaller) car park area. From smaller par park walk through gate to the Church. See the satellite view below.

FROM THATCHAM : Go over the crossing at Thatcham Railway Station, continue for about 1 kilometre (halfway up the hill) and turn right into Burys Bank Road (see the maps below). Follow Burys Bank Road for about 3 kilometres and turn right into New Road (there are traffic islands at the turning). Look for a yellow sign with ASTRONOMY and an arrow indicating to turn right (see map 3 below). Follow the arrow until a second sign appears on the left directing visitors into St. Mary's Church Hall car park. Altenatively drive past the turning to the second (smaller) car park area. From smaller par park walk through gate to the Church. See the satellite view below.

Map 1 Directions from Newbury and Thatcham

 

Map 2 Directions locally in Greenham

 

Map 3 Satellite view of St. Mary's Church Hall, Greenham

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