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Loughborough Carillon
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Owner description: Due to a major refurbishment we will not be open during 2018. Work starts after Easter and should be finished by September. Remembrance Sunday will be as normal.
Reviewed February 3, 2013

I wish they did do a night to see the lights!! I climbed those steps as a boy many times and did them again to cherish the memories, its a fantastic view you must try it. If you are interested in local history it's the place to climb!

Thank Gary S
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"war memorial"
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"queens park"
in 14 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 4 reviews
"military memorabilia"
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"climb the stairs"
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"bell foundry"
in 4 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 3 reviews
"bell ringing"
in 2 reviews
"an interesting place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"viewing platform"
in 2 reviews
"run by volunteers"
in 3 reviews
"small museum"
in 3 reviews
"play area"
in 2 reviews
"tower"
in 26 reviews
"bells"
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"rifle"
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"mueseum"
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

We went when we knew the bells would be played. It was fascinating watching them being played. The keys are downstairs to the bells and the player wore leather gloves. She thumped the keys skillfully, ahead of the music of the bells ringing over her head. The Carillon itself is a War Museum and worth a visit for the museum on one of the floors.

Thank Glen L
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Reviewed January 22, 2013

A great place to visit. John Taylor the bellfoundry owner had 4 sons in WW1 and 3 died. it was decided to build a Carillon as a war memorial and its a good place to visit. Interesting museum for the Roya Leicestershire Regiment housed on some floors as you ascend the tower. Best visited during the summer, especially if there is a performance on in the adjacent bandstand in the park or a recital in the tower itself. Rememberance day sevice is held here and poppy petals drift down from the tower onto participants below, very poignant.

Thank Helen K
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Reviewed January 15, 2013

situated within our local park, have visited, the carillon many times, very interesting war memorial, with a museum inside, lots of information and artefacts to look at, you can walk most of the way up the stairs but very tiring, a nice afternoon

Thank amanda s
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Reviewed January 11, 2013

The carillon war memorial is well worth a look if it's open and you're in the area. It's situated in the middle of Queens Park, not far from Charnwood Museum. If you have the energy you can climb to the top and admire the view. The park itself is very pleasant and extremely well maintained. A stream runs through the park and there's cages of birds near to the museum/cafe.

Thank candiloveholidays
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