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Well worth a visit and only a couple of pounds admission, to get opening times email Channel... read more

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Fisherwoman201
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I stumbled across this battery while riding a bike round the island Again a reminder on how... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2019
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There are few distinguishing landmarks, but look for the signs at the entrance to the track onto Les Landes Common at the top of the steep hill above L'Etacq. This is a restored section of the army battery 'Moltke' which once sprawled across the...more
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We found this gun battery by accident really; just spotted the sign post at the end of the road. When we got to the site we frankly thought there wasn’t much to see, other than a large gun, some concrete emplacements, and that was it....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit and only a couple of pounds admission, to get opening times email Channel Islands Occupation Soc.(CIOS) very nice Lady called Julie will give you all the gen. I've visited numerous times and always come back for another visit! there have been...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Fisherwoman201
Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

I stumbled across this battery while riding a bike round the island Again a reminder on how heavily fortified the Germans made the islands , great views out to sea and to Corbiere lighthouse , enjoy

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 550bobg
Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

We have not visited this battery before so it is another interesting piece in the jigsaw of the German defences from the period of occupation. Some great views along the cliffs and over 5 mile bay. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Stevew07
Reviewed June 12, 2019

Covering a wide area, again a cost-free visit where you could wander at your leisure through some of the German Gun Emplacements - Worth a visit

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Andy S
Reviewed May 27, 2019

Interesting but a stark reminder of how things were back during the war. The whole coast is heavily fortified with concrete bunkers, gun emplacements etc. A walk along the coastal cliff tops is nice. For bird lovers I saw a Peregrine Falcon and a Dartford...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank CrumpySeaford
Reviewed April 23, 2019

Having lived in Jersey for many years now, myself and my partner decided on the sunny Easter Sunday to pay a visit to Batterie Moltke, a site we have driven past many times but not visited. We were not disappointed, and for a very reasonable...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JerseyJilly
Reviewed January 15, 2019

This site is both surface and underground, so ideally visit when bunker is opened up by the CIOS. However, if your in the area, some fortifications can be easily accessed anytime. Great re-constructions and artefacts from the period, showing technical details and atmospheric conditions.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jerseymally
Reviewed October 14, 2018

A very impressive second world war gun emplacement overlooking the Atlantic. Car parking nearby. No entry charge.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PHE22
Reviewed October 5, 2018

This battery is a German war emplacement. Some guns have been installed to give a better impression of how it would have been. There is some interpretation

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tandam30oct2015
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