Valkenburg and the Royal Observatory, Observatory, Cape Town
We will be visiting Valkenburg first and then going on to the Observatory where we will be able to picnic on the banks overlooking the Black River (weather permitting).
The visit to Valkenburg will be led by Trevor Thorold and the Royal Observatory by Ian Glass.
The restored wavy parapet at Valkenburg House
DATE &TIME: 09:45 for 10:00 on Saturday 24th September 2016.
We will meet at the parking area adjacent to the hotel & next to the Wild Fig restaurant.
Approaching the complex from the road, turn left at the end of the road and then look for parking here
Location : Valkenburg manor House
Take Liesbeek Parkway exit from the N2 Settlers Way. Turn in the direction of Salt River. Past the Hartleyvale Sports Centre turn left at the traffic lights and then turn right towards Valkenburg.
The Royal Observatory (The SAAO)
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