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Children 12-16 cost the same as adults.

On a stormy day, when we had already been drowned, we took the 20 minute drive from Grand Rocques... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Steve B
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This Time we Made it, not for the disabled

This time it was open, if you do not have a car its a long walk from the Bus Stop but well worth... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Brian P
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

On a stormy day, when we had already been drowned, we took the 20 minute drive from Grand Rocques along some narrow roads to the observation tower. Charge for 1 adult and 3 children £12, which I felt was a bit steep. I had visited...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve B
Reviewed 25 October 2018

This time it was open, if you do not have a car its a long walk from the Bus Stop but well worth it. Ask the Bus Driver to tell you when you get to the stop and then the hike begins, its a bit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brian P
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Only open Sun and Wed 2pm-4.30pm so you need to plan ahead. Entry 3 pounds.Tower has been restored to how it would have been during the occupation. There are also gun emplacements and bunkers just a short walk away.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank victoroscar
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Start from Rocquaine beach and walk up to the headland; you will find not only the Pleinmont Observation Tower but other areas of historical interest, with good information panels and kept well by the Guernsey tourist group. The walk is stunning, not too difficult although...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JSomerset
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Of the numerous remnants of the German occupation of Guernsey, Pleinmont Observation Tower seems to be the most rewarding to visit. I found it to be well restored, interpreted and accessible, with around 5 floors and the open roof to visit. A leaflet explained both...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This must be one of the very few German fortifications of WWII left intact ! Just that is behind what one can possibly imagine to see. The design attention to detail structure solidity and movie like shape are no short of fantastic - yet in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lucapE9494DU
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Interesting site and worth a visit. My young nephew loved it as did some other youngsters visiting, he loved exploring the German trenches and other German fortifications. A reminder of the German occupation of the island.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bunty8
Reviewed 6 July 2018

A place we always visit, even when not open. Pity the undergrowth has been allowed to grow around it so much now used to be able to get right up to the front.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank HillyGilly62
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Driving around the island, you come upon this remaining German fortification and you have a sense of the history of the island. The German occupation left many remnants of a war gone by.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Great to see the men working hard making the gun look like new. Well worth looking this area up whilst you're on the island. You can see all the German dug outs and also a short walk to one of the observation towers.

Date of experience: May 2018
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