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A fascinating tower

There is a board outside with some information but I really wanted a lot more. It is a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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First Visit

Visited this tower while staying in West Tanfield. Lovely views of the village and the river from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a board outside with some information but I really wanted a lot more. It is a wonderful building to explore and take pictures of and from.

Thank hugh90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this tower while staying in West Tanfield. Lovely views of the village and the river from the top of the tower.

Thank PoggyGang
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Spotted the tower in its picturesque location next toi the church and went for a closer look. Access was available even at 8.30pm and we enjoyed the view from the first floor however the stairs that continue up ended at an opaque window. The house...More

Thank Rossergruffydd
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

I have passed this many times as we travelled from Ripon to Masham and thought we should have a look. It is an "English Heritage" site but no admission fee is required. The tower has access to the first floor via a narrow spiral staircase...More

1  Thank Viking1950
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Tower once formed part of a Manor house.Worth a climb up the spiral staircase for a fantastic view over the village.

Reviewed 26 February 2018

Open all the time and free in. Ruined remains of a tower. Can only access a little of it going up the steps but a sweet little place to visit.

Thank VJLee
Reviewed 11 August 2017

It's not much, merely the entrance to a lost house, but it is old and a nice ruin. Sitting next to the lovely St Nicholas church, beware here, the spiral staircase leads to nowhere.

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Very interesting ruin which is free to visit. Located at the side of the church on the banks of the river. Parking is free and nearby but to get to the top of the tower you need to climb a fairly steep stone spiral staircase....More

1  Thank PaulSellers
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

A beautiful old ruined tower which has access to the 1st floor via a steep spiral staircase. Lovely views over the river and countryside. There is a river walk below which is very pretty and also lovely to walk along.

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We spent some time looking inside ruins, we walk along River looking for a place to eat a picnic it's beautiful and quite, drove round north Yorkshire Moors stopping of Masham market town to end a lovely day out.

Thank mareablackwell
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