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You'll need the ear defenders when the bells toil

Well worth a visit but do bear in mind the stone spiral staircase up can be quite claustrophobic... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jane H
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Benfleet, United Kingdom
Great fun - a lift takes you most of the way then there is a circular stair

Great views out in all directions with boards explaining the views. I found them difficult to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
alhcookboy
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Scotland and New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth a visit but do bear in mind the stone spiral staircase up can be quite claustrophobic. At the belfry we arrived just in time for the chimes and they provide ear defenders for a reason. After walking the remaining way to the top...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views out in all directions with boards explaining the views. I found them difficult to follow. We stopped to hear the carillon at 3pm ..

Thank alhcookboy
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I loved it! It is so beautiful, so imponent, the architecture is amazing and there are many places to sit and relax eating something!

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Accessible via the museum, at an extra cost of two euros on top of the museum admission price but worth it for the views from the top. Plenty of steps to climb which will not suit some people.

Thank Havana_Blast
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The In Flanders Fields museum is well worth a visit on its own, but if you are able to take the challenge of some 200 steps, the Belfry is a gem. As you climb, there is a separate museum display in a room halfway up,...More

Thank finnishfamily364
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Well worth the climb to the top , some 300 steps , once on top the effort is worth it , the top commands a view of all the surrounding countryside ,

Thank Rory G
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The entrance to the tower is very accessible through the Flanders Fielfd Museum. I was lucky with the sunny weather so I had a beautiful view over the city and the region. The walking parts on the roof are narrow, you can hardly pass anyone....More

Thank MaartenWestera
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Not for the feint hearted. There is 200 plus steps but it's worth it up top. Worth the two euros extra. Time it for a good clear day if you can and then you can see the various key battlefields.

Thank Jimvin
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We had access to the Belfry from the "In Flanders Fields Museum." We had to scan our ticket and it allowed us to visit the Belfry. Naturally we had to climb a lot of stairs, but it was worthwhile! The Belfry has its own carillon,...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Fantastic views over the town,well recommended,only a few euros extra to go to rooftop,which includes the belfry,tight stairs so might be hard for some people,but well worth the visit.

Thank mark m
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