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Hoober Stand

Hoober Hill | Wentworth, Rotherham S62 7SA, England
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Nice to look at

Just off a main stands on its own heart to look at .but can not go inside any more no cafe just the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Rotherham, United Kingdom

On a clear day you can see for miles at the top of Hoober. £2.50 to enter, but don't expect too... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Grace M
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Hoober Hill | Wentworth, Rotherham S62 7SA, England
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Just off a main stands on its own heart to look at .but can not go inside any more no cafe just the column.stay may be 30 mins at most take a few photos

Thank steve1072016
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

On a clear day you can see for miles at the top of Hoober. £2.50 to enter, but don't expect too much from it. It's somewhere I've always wanted to visit so was happy to pay. Woodlands surround the area which are nice to walk...More

Thank Grace M
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Worth the climb up the steps. What a view from the top. Fantastic that Rotherham as an amazing folly like this and a short drive from the town centre. Standing at just under 100ft high it's amazing how it's stood the test of time. One...More

Thank KRwatching
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Nice walk to the Stand, wooded area also not far from the other follies and Wentworth garden centre and Village

1  Thank stringtiff
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

One of the old historic sites of Yorkshire, a wonderful place to visit, you need to walk to it but that's not a problem as the scenery is stunning, then you can visit Wentworth estate, and the garden centre for a lovely cream tea

Thank sharpie10
Reviewed 2 April 2017

My dad and I went ghost hunting at night, after hearing stories about it being haunted. After me being terrified that we would actually find something, I decided to not turn our SB-7 spirit box. Something moved in the bushes, the emf detector went off...More

Thank emilyfoxlesmis
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

After seeing the hoober stand on the film get santa and with it been close we went for a visit Lots of information given from the guide A good view on a clear day

2  Thank Craig L
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Been quite a few times as I live a few minutes away. Always clean and tidy. It's a work out going up the steps! Not for everybody, but if you like a bit of history and views (on clear days) it's spot on.

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We managed to find our way here and found it open. It feels a little magical right from the moment you get close at ground level. The stairs are not for the faint hearted but you can rest on the way up and peep through...More

1  Thank AngelAs_mate
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

This folly is an iconic local landmark to the Dearne Valley. A quirky design, the building has historic significance. To locals the sight of it, built on a high point over the valley, means home. A visit to climb the monument with accompanying information sheet...More

1  Thank Shirley C
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