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Address: Holcombe Hill, Bury, England

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There's not a lot to see its just a big tower on a hill, but on a good day the scenery is beautiful, have been going up all my life and still enjoy it now, a good walk, if you get... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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English first
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

There's not a lot to see its just a big tower on a hill, but on a good day the scenery is beautiful, have been going up all my life and still enjoy it now, a good walk, if you get chance pop over the the post mans head on your way!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

There's a lovely pub at the bottom in the village and a decent hill climb up to the tower, which also has public footpaths to enjoy. You can't go in or up the tower but there are some stunning views of Manchester from there which are great to photograph

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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

A lovely walk up to the tower and fantastic views up there. It does get quite windy though. I have been up here a few times over the years and would recommend it to anyone.

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guildford
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

the hill you have to climb to reach peel tower is gruelling but the view from the top is so awesome it is well worth the effort.

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England
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112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A nice walk with car park at bottom of the hill. Tower itself is Locked and closed but get some great views over Manchester.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Good walk from Ramsbottom to this local landmark. There was a time when it was not possible to count all the mill chimneys but most have gone now of course. No ice cream on top so no "Holcombe Hill on a Butty"

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Manchester
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14 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We love a visit up to Peel Tower and Holcombe Hill. On a nice day there's nothing nicer. It's a good trek up a long steep track but the views at the top can be rather breathtaking so it's very much worth your while if you can manage it. The tower itself is interesting to climb and very much worth... More 

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Salford, Manchester, England
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

I took some fabulous photos of Bury and many other parts of Greater Manchester this morning. The views in the sun were breathtaking. You could clearly see the our great city of Manchester with the Coop HQ, tower and Beetham Tower in good view. I was speaking to an American couple who had come over explaining to them GOW Peel... More 

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Bury, Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Had a good walk up Holcombe Moor this afternoon via the bridle path from the Hare & Hounds, all the way up to Pee Tower - clear blue skies showed off the surrounding Lancashire countryside in all its glory - Winter Hill, Musbury Tor and Helmshore, Edenfield and Scout Moor, Darwen Moors all the way over to moorland surrounding Rossendale.... More 

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Bury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

A fantastic monument, worth the walk up Holcombe Hill. Then the knee wobbling steps to the top of the tower for views that are stunning. Small charge to go up. Open when the flag is flying.

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