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Worth the walk through the reserve

This ranging tower dominates this side of them island. It’s not that easy to find and the bird hide... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Seelo
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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If you ask around you ,ay be able to borrow a key to see inside Its and easy walk from the station... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Henry f
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This ranging tower dominates this side of them island. It’s not that easy to find and the bird hide nearby appears closed. Sadly there is no access unless arranged with the tourist off in advance - which considering most other bunkers are open access, is...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

If you ask around you ,ay be able to borrow a key to see inside Its and easy walk from the station. ..

Thank Henry f
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

A sad reminder of past times many ways, but well worth the effort to explore in tranquility and thankfulness. The views are spectacular and on our visit the visibility exceptional. Just one for the many ghosts of the past on this lovely island

Thank Richard W
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

A good climb but lots of brambles the views from here are amazing We also explored the nearby bunker

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Alderney offers something different to any normal ww2 heritage site so much is free , unchanged and almost like the war had just finished. All be it very sad , it’s history and this island is rich in history as the Germans occupied it for...More

1  Thank Aaron B
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

This WW2 German artillery tower can be visited if you get the key from the tourist offices on the Main Street in St Anne's, after leaving a cash deposit. The Odeon is at the east end of the island, close to the lighthouse in a...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Brilliant.. great walk upto it. And not many people around. Loved exploring the area around it and also inside :D great place of history

Thank Cube N
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Old (WW2) observation post / gun emplacement. I think it was built by the occupying Germans but then not used.I've never seen anything like it. You have to get a key from the Wildlife Trust Office (on Victoria Street) to get in but if you...More

Thank Paul C
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

I called it "The Fortress of Doom" for its completely incongruous, James-Bond-Villainesque appearance in an otherwise tranquil country field. It is the most visible reminder of Alderney's bizarre World War II history, as an island abandoned by the British and all of its inhabitants while...More

Thank Quebermuda
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

We are geocachers, and it was because of our hobby that we ventured up here today. The view from near the fortification is beautiful.....and there are just so many bunkers to explore. Should you be interested in wild flowers, or just like to see them,...More

Thank Cerises1949
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