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Emley Moor transmitting station

Emley, Huddersfield, England
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Ranked #10 of 20 attractions in Huddersfield
Type: Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
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English first
Derbyshire,England
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Not sure if you can tour the mast but the height is very impressive and can be seen from miles and miles around.

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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Wow, what a view from here, you can se over to Lancashire, the rolling hills brilliant. The lights for the Tour de France could be seen 30 miles away

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
24 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Lived in view of emley moor mast all my life and you just take it for granted that its there. Nothing to do apart from see the spectacular height of the structure with views and usually an ice cream van around. Down the hill is the 3 acres pub which is lovely (ive left a reveiw for it). Im sure... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Even standing inside the base is an experience - it is vast. I was lucky enough to have been up to the top of the tower in 1990 and the views - all 360 degrees - are stupendous (once the clouds have lifted....). I noticed that the Venetian blinds were swaying and mentioned that there must be a draught -... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Browsing Trip Advisor, I noted that the Emley Tower is down as "an attraction". Now retired but formerly an official with the union BECTU, who represent staff at Arqiva, operators of Emley Moor, I can advise that I have on three occasions, been to the observation gallery near the top of the mast at around 850 feet. The view is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I used to live near the mast and always loved to go up here our own 'Eiffel Tower' it's a good place to head if for a good dog walk. Be sure to visit the Three Acres for lunch or dinner.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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14 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Emley Moor Transmitter Tower is very local to me. It is very popular as something to go and view for people who are out cycling, out on a Sundy afternoon drive, bikers etc.Often an icecream cart can be found in the lay-by on a weekend. There is little to 'do' here, merely observe the huge concrete structure that is similar... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

driving from leeds south on the m1 it is not long before the mast comes into view i decided to visit the place up along side the mast on the road it is a awsome structure it makes you wonder how the thing stands up as it is open to all the weathers we were lucky on our visit it... More

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Shelley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

This gigantic ediface to the demand for television dominates the landscape for miles around. You know when you're home from foreign climes when it comes into view. I'll never forget seeing it from the top of Black Hill in bright sunshine rising triumphant above a fog filled Holme valley.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

A couple of years ago, a work colleague managed to arrange a trip up Emley Mast, through a friend if his. We assembled on a clear, sunny day at the base of the mast and were ushered inside. The lift to the viewing platform was cramped and extremely slow. Fortunately none if us were claustrophobic. The view is amazing and... More

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