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WW1 defenses

An interesting place to visit especially when an open day is taking place and occasionally has a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John M
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Very good as a history lesson

This museum is run by enthusiastic volunteers and is well worth a visit. There is a very large car... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Blyth, United Kingdom
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A193 at South Beach, Blyth, England
+44 7881 462284
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 May 2013

We hired a beach hut for 2 days over 25th and 26th May. Parking was free and the beach fantastic. There is a play park and vendors selling fish and chips, ice cream etc The hidden gem is Blyth Battery you can look over the...More

5  Thank Philip S
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

My 8 year old twins queued patiently whilst two men dressed as soldiers showed in detail a group of people how the cannon worked then allowed them to fire blanks and keep the used shell. Came to my boys turn and one man asked the...More

3  Thank 71AJW71
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All reviews well worth a visit fish and chips local history world war tea shop seaton sluice south beach great place to visit open days whitley bay sea front enthusiastic volunteers interesting visit the main attraction recommend it to anyone dog walkers hidden gem
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting place to visit especially when an open day is taking place and occasionally has a WW2 display with lots of WW2 military equipment and role play

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This museum is run by enthusiastic volunteers and is well worth a visit. There is a very large car park on its doorstep and close to the beach

Thank Mum811
Reviewed 24 September 2018

You will love this. Very passionate people who want to share their passion. Worth a drop in to see all the guns.

Thank jutaylor1956
Reviewed 24 September 2018

The Blyth battery is such a great place to learn about history from many years ago. The lookout towers a hit with children to. Brilliant overall.

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is an amazing site with its museum dedicated to the role that Blyth played during both world wars. Excellent displays of military and civilian equipment, with local guides dressed in the uniforms of the time. Very knowledgeable volunteer staff are keen to explain the...More

Thank Mr_Scrope2
Reviewed 22 July 2018

A day out at the beach with so much more to offer. Your eyes will be opened to the role Blyth and its port played in and out of War. Lovely walks and Fish and Chips at the end. Plenty of room for parking and...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We were staying up the road at Whitley Bay and visited the beach near Blyth when we came across this. Being a bit of a WW1 buff I was over the moon especially as there was an ' open day '. The guys who were...More

Thank Jimmybaxter
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We were visiting the vintage car show and on our last visit there had wanted to visit the battery ,we knew it was going to be open on same day and it was well worth the visit really very interesting

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 10 July 2018

the battery really is a great place to visit - well kept , great artefacts , knowledgeable and lovely volunteers and plenty of interesting information . Make sure you see all the sections- battery , cold war defence and tea shop/ café . Great people...More

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

The Blyth Battery was a recommended visit from friends who live in the area. The displays and history for another facet of WW1 and WW2 that this Battery had were very well done. The volunteer staff were extremely knowledgeable, very generous with their time and...More

Thank GSAJ
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5 November 2018|
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Response from Mum811 | Reviewed this property |
This is closed in the winter months. It will open again in the Spring not sure of date but possibly Easter time,