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Ww2 heritage

Alderney offers something different to any normal ww2 heritage site so much is free , unchanged and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Aaron B
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German artillery tower

This WW2 German artillery tower can be visited if you get the key from the tourist offices on the... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
daveashuk
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Alderney offers something different to any normal ww2 heritage site so much is free , unchanged and almost like the war had just finished. All be it very sad , it’s history and this island is rich in history as the Germans occupied it for...More

Thank Aaron B
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

This WW2 German artillery tower can be visited if you get the key from the tourist offices on the Main Street in St Anne's, after leaving a cash deposit. The Odeon is at the east end of the island, close to the lighthouse in a...More

Thank daveashuk
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Brilliant.. great walk upto it. And not many people around. Loved exploring the area around it and also inside :D great place of history

Thank Cube N
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Old (WW2) observation post / gun emplacement. I think it was built by the occupying Germans but then not used.I've never seen anything like it. You have to get a key from the Wildlife Trust Office (on Victoria Street) to get in but if you...More

Thank Paul C
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

I called it "The Fortress of Doom" for its completely incongruous, James-Bond-Villainesque appearance in an otherwise tranquil country field. It is the most visible reminder of Alderney's bizarre World War II history, as an island abandoned by the British and all of its inhabitants while...More

Thank Quebermuda
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

We are geocachers, and it was because of our hobby that we ventured up here today. The view from near the fortification is beautiful.....and there are just so many bunkers to explore. Should you be interested in wild flowers, or just like to see them,...More

Thank Cerises1949
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

You need to get the key from the Wildlife Trust in town. It is great for kids and adults alike. A relic of War.

Thank Tony H
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Quit a view. The unusual and imposing facade manages to be a somewhat attractive design. It almost looks deliberately Art Deco.

Thank Philip E
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

This dominates the sky line and is just there. You cannot gainn access but you can see why it was built.

Thank MaryE103
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

During our last visit to Alderney in July we managed to borrow the key from the Wild Life Trust shop on Victoria Street in the main town, to open up and go inside The Odeon. What a great experience climbing up to the top and...More

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