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Battery Lothringen

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Bringing the German WW2 Atlantic Wall to life

Amazingly restored extensive German fortifications with guns and bunkers. A huge contrast with the gorse covered commons, cliffs, sandy beaches and great views along the coast of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
MrsIndigo
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazingly restored extensive German fortifications with guns and bunkers. A huge contrast with the gorse covered commons, cliffs, sandy beaches and great views along the coast of this headland.

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well wortt the visit, only £3.00 per person, children free. Views are stunning, so much history. Information all around and 10 min video again full of information. The guys that are there have so much knowledge to share and enthusiastic about it. Books and guides for sale. On a clear sunny day you must be able to see for miles.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd highly recommend visiting Battery Lothringen. It's well looked after by the Occupation Society. I'd suggest to anyone who'd like to visit any of the bunkers, contact The Occupation Society that manage the site, as the sites are not always open. Contact details are available by googling: channel islands occupation society jersey, there you'll be able to find out when... More 

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Godalming
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Worth a visit as the views are amazing and it is built on a really good spot to defend the island. Cold and windy day when we were there - but amazing skies.

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Thank Christine C
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

A local society has tried to make these batteries a little more visitor friendly and their volunteers are very helpful and knowledgable. As the area is run on a donation only basis not a lot of money has been spent on the commercial side of this attraction but it is nonetheless well worth a visit. It was part of the... More 

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Oxfordshire, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Always try and see as many bunkers that are open when we are in Jersey as there's sometimes new parts open and new things to discover. Become a member of the CIOS if you visit regularly and you will get newsletters and free entry to the bunkers.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Worth the visit if you are interested in WW2 history. Only problem was you cannot get to see the insides of it except on rare occasions. Views are stupendous from here you realise why the Germans built these installations on this spot.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Anyone traveling to Jersey with an interest in the 2nd world war , will need to see this . you are able to get a picture of the fantastically elaborate fortifications built by the Germans during the occupation,some of which are maintained & open to view with the help of guides. Essential place to see.

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Eastchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

What a fantastic place to visit one of about five or six bunkers on the Island i keep visiting over the years and never get fed up with.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

A stark reminder of the second world war and the harsh reality of what it meant to Jersey and the only part of the UK to suffer enemy occupation. Really sobering to see but well worth a visit as it is mostly intact and gives a feel of just what it must have been like and the serious efforts the... More 

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