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   FOREDOWN TOWER
 
Perched on the edge of the Sussex Downs, Foredown Tower is a beautifully converted Edwardian water tower. Housing the largest operational camera obscura in the South East - a unique optical device that is used to observe the surrounding landscape, sun and sky. A highlight of a visit is to climb the tower to the viewing room which gives outstanding views over the surrounding countryside and across the Channel. The Tower is also the perfect starting point for a walk on the Downs. There is a small café for tea, coffee and ice cream. The centre now managed by Portslade Adult Learning also runs a range of exciting courses including art and craft, science, the environment, history and computing. Both one day and longer courses. Camera demonstrations Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12noon, 1pm and 2pm. Also the last Saturday in the month at 11am, 12noon, 1pm and 2pm. For more info: www.portslade.org  

  Admission  
  Call to check before travelling.   
  Open  
  Opening hours Tuesdays and Thursdays and the last Saturday in the month. Weather permitting - camera obscura demonstrations at 11am, 12, 1 and 2pm - £2.50 adult/£1.50 child   
  Disabled  
  Wheelchair access to ground floor only, toilet adapted for wheelchair users.   
  Address      
   Foredown Road
  Portslade
  foredown@paca.uk.com
+44 (0)1273 415625       
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