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“WOW That's big!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Emley Moor transmitting station

Brecon, Wales
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“WOW That's big!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2011

Good view from the top!
Note - this is something you can not visit - but you can drive past and admire. There is a layby near by where you can park, or park down at the 3 Acres and walk up.

Visited July 2011
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“great place to visit and see this tower”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2011

great and quiet time to reflect nice to look at the tallest tv tower in uk i think surrouding area green and peacful i think now they should offer trips to the top of the tower

Visited November 2011
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“Good drive, easy to find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2011

Nice drive out, good views

Definitely worth a look

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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104 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Stop by if you can.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2011

The tower is something that you see in the distance as you approach Huddersfield from nearly all directions. It's always something that when I see it reminds that I'm nearly home.

Why go up close and see it?

It's a big concrete structure 330m tall and is the tallest free standing structure in the UK, 25th tallest tower in the world (according to wiki).

It's surrounded by beautiful views with some of the best to be had if you head west a little to the to of the rise and look west.

How long will you spend here?

Probably not very long - it's usually cold and windy up here and seeing as it's Yorkshire - probably wet as well - but don't let that put you off. It's worth going and having a think about how they built it. A previous tower fell down in March 1969.

So next time you are driving around the area and have a little time to spare - stop by and enjoy the views:)

Visited October 2011
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