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“History & Nostalgia.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Landguard Fort

Landguard Fort
Viewpoint Rd, Felixstowe IP11 3TW, England
07749 695 523
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Ranked #1 of 24 things to do in Felixstowe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Cheshire
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“History & Nostalgia.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

This place was well worth a visit and as a member of English Heritage we were able to get in for free.It was full of history with a lot of its rooms remaining unrestored with original lockers,sinks,baths and peeling paintwork.Its is worth getting the audio guide as you enter so that you can get an understanding of the history of the fort whilst also being able to find your way around and knowing exactly where you are situated.
The fort is a bit like a maze and a brilliant place to explore with its many corridors and linked rooms,some displaying replica guns,a viewing station,a reconstruction of the boot room.
The fort is on two levels entered via stairs and each section numbered so that you find your way around easily.
There was a shop selling the usual gifts and books,porta loos were also available which were clean when we visited.
As the fort is very close to the beach,you can take a walk into Felixstowe and also watch the comings and goings at the docks.
I would recommend a visit here if you enjoy a bit of history and nostalgia

Visited September 2012
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Suffolk
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“Great value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Take the kids on the haloween night. It is a great place. Good views over the river and across to the docks

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“Much more than expected”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

We went because the children were bored. We were the only ones there but we had such a great time. The staff were very helpful.

Visited June 2012
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Suffolk
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“spooky for teens!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

In the summer holidays my family and I visited this attraction. Once inside the children have the option of having a treasure map to find letters to spell a word. (Prize at the end). There is an audio headset for adults so you can learn the history of this important landmark.

All my children (aged 6 to 14) had fun searching through all the rooms and underground corridors. Once back outside they can see 'the ghost' looking through an upstairs window.

Afterwards you can explore the beach and landscape and enjoy a picnic.

Visited August 2012
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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“Well worth a visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

This is reasonably priced tourist must. I was amazed to find out that this place that was last invaded in Great Britian well apart from Scotland.

Visited November 2012
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