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We live within 5 miles of the tower and make regular visits throughout the year. There is several... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
Great afternoon outdoors

Great walk for the kids and dogs. Even on a sunny day, can be a bit nippy and windy at the tower... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Holcombe Hill | Holcombe Village, Bury, England
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Reviewed yesterday

It is a steep walk up to the tower, not for the mobility impaired or faint hearted. Nothing to do at the top but the views are fabulous on a clear day.

Thank Jancrow4
Reviewed 4 days ago

We live within 5 miles of the tower and make regular visits throughout the year. There is several routes to the tower our favourite is through Redisher woods which takes you around the edge of the hill. Peel tower (monument) is visible for miles around...More

Thank PatG66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great walk for the kids and dogs. Even on a sunny day, can be a bit nippy and windy at the tower. Nice village for a meander at the base.

Thank JanH1971
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always check that the tower is open before walking to the top if that’s why you are going up. The peel tower is great if it’s open but even if is not the walk and the views are worth the walk anyway. You can take...More

Thank Vanessa-anne S
Reviewed 12 August 2018

My son and I climbed the hill and got to the tower, it was closed! maybe should have looked it up on the internet before we went, but apart from that it desperately needs a good sand blast to clean it up! Bit of a...More

1  Thank Tony M
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Peel Tower is such a dominant landmark that if you're anywhere near Ramsbottom you really can't miss it. It's a very fine monument to Sir Robert Peel and opened in 1852 apparently built with a £1,000 public subscription. Having established that at today's prices it's...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 25 June 2018

If you like a short walk up a steep hill then go to Peel Tower on Holcomb Hill near Ramsbottom ,Lancashire.The views over Ramsbottom and beyond are worth the walk but take a jacket as it is often very windy. Go on Good Friday,when every...More

Thank Alan T
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely walk up to peel tower and so peaceful when you finally get there . A lovely evening stroll in the sun with great views

Thank gillian314
Reviewed 5 May 2018

My friend and I have seen this monument in the distance for several years. Finally we were able to take a closer look during the week. Parked in the little car park just out of the village and there is a path just across the...More

3  Thank CaroleR9
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Best Tower in the world .. but I am from Ramsbottom so I may be biased whenever we get to come back to Rammy we normally have a walk up to the Tower it’s definitely a workout and if you have a heart problem this...More

Thank Ramsbottom1
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Response from Adele M | Reviewed this property |
As for someone like me who just enjoys a walk in the daytime then the answers no. On the other hand depending on your climbing experience if your skilled wit your protected gear and head torch and phone accompanied with... More