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Reviewed July 17, 2019

Its one thing to read history its another to see it and experience it . I read about the Atlantic wall and the fact that it was in the Islands but until I saw it I really didn't understand what the allies were up against

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank elib_travels
Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

We got a bus from other end of island and after difficulty finding where the tower is we had a long uphill walk only to find it closed. Supposed to be open Wednesdays and Sundays. We were there on Sunday at 3pm and greeted with...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 1, 2019

Well worth a visit to see such a well preserved part of Hitler's Atlantic Wall. A fascinating piece of history with some stunning views of the Channel. Narrow stairs and low ceilings not for anyone who doesn't have a head for heights.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank David C
Reviewed June 14, 2019 via mobile

Only open Wednesday and Saturday afternoons, so don't miss it!! Well with a visit ..... fascinating. In fact, it's like the German invaders literally left yesterday!!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank EchoKiloUK
Reviewed June 5, 2019

Battery Dollmann and Pleimont Observation Tower are close together, with in walking distance. Can be a bit awkward to find from the main road and not open to the public every day, but we’ll woth a visit if interested in the German Occupation. Both sites...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank bootsmannsmaat
Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

Renovated world war 2 site which was part of the occupying German fortifications built to defend Guernsey. The site has been restored by volunteers with the tower open on select days however the batterie Dollman is open all day with a replica gun and trenches...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ShaunL
Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

This site enables you to come face to face with the physical expression of the German occupation & engineering on Guernsey. Again a chilling experience.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank K7279INstephena
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

We went with our 5 month old baby which I wouldn’t really recommend. The tower is educational and is a must see to visit but note it only opens twice a week. £3 per adult isn’t bad value for money. To get up onto the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jennycL4906PU
Reviewed March 17, 2019

The WW2 enthusiasts have done a great job at restoring this location. Well done. The best German history site on the Island.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sadman
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

Fascinating insight to the Atlantic wall plans. Great views from all sides. Surrounding area also worth exploration to walk around the below ground paths and tracks

Date of experience: January 2019
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