Great Aberystwyth Camera Obscura

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Constitution Hill Ltd, Cliff Railway House, Cliff Terrace
SY23 2DN, Aberystwyth (Wales)
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The first camera obscura was built in Aberystwyth in 1880 in the castle grounds at the opposite end of the promenade, and was later re-located to Constitution Hill to create a better viewpoint. Sadly, by the 1920’s it had gone – a casualty of the public’s changing demand for entertainment.

the Aberystwyth camera obscura on top of constitution hillThis popular re-creation of a Victorian amusement has been one of the prime attractions in the area since its completion in 1985. The massive 14 inch lens makes it one of the world’s largest camera obscuras and visitors can view the moving colour pictures that fascinated our forefathers.

In our viewing gallery it is possible to observe 1000 square miles of land and seascape with remarkable clarity.



Posted: 9 July, 2014


Category: Cameras Obscuras


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