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“Try to go when its open!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Peel Tower

Peel Tower
Holcombe Hill, Bury, England
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Ranked #9 of 41 things to do in Bury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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manchester
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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“Try to go when its open!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Peel tower sits on top of Holcombe hill with great walks and scenery in every direction. If its open you can go to the top and on a clear day you can see Wales, the Lake District etc. They should make more of it!

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Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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“Nice and Peaceful”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

I loved walking up here with my boyfriend in the Autumn. It's not every gay couple's hot spot but we loved it. But the only thing there is the view - if that's all your after, it's perfect.

Visited October 2013
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Bury, United Kingdom
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“What a view !!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Standing at side of the tower on a clear day you can map out so many towns, the view is fantastic, at night same same spot you can see all the road lights flickering orange like 1000 upon 1000 of candles on a giant Birthday cake.
On a warm summer night it's quite romantic sat with an evening picnic, so peaceful & quiet, it would be rude not to try it.
Easter is fun for the kids who roll their painted Easter eggs down the hill and sledging in the snow in winter on the lower slopes, pick the right time you'll have a ball !

Visited September 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Great walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Really good walk over the hill up to the tower which when flag is up you can go inside great for a sunny day in the outdoors

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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“A wonderful piece of history with a stunning view!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

If you want to visit the Peel Tower rather than admire it from a distance, then it is not for the faint-hearted!!
From where we parked the car it was a half mile climb of around 400ft!! and the downhill walk is as tough as the uphill!
However, on a clear day, the view from the top is absolutely stunning and worth the effort.
Wear appropriate footwear and clothing,

Visited September 2013
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