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It's is a loooooong way up!

When visiting the Flinders museum we chose to purchase an extra ticket to get to the top of the... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
jcp1964
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Oxford, United Kingdom
CLIMBED 230 STEPS TO THE TOP OF THE TOWER

Visited the museum and then paid the extra to climb to the top. Well worth it the view was amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
lenphotographic
,
Tring, United Kingdom
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“easy climb” (2 reviews)
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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

When visiting the Flinders museum we chose to purchase an extra ticket to get to the top of the tower. This included getting up close and personal with the bells, thankfully the were not rung when we were so close. If you don't mind the...More

Thank jcp1964
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Visited the museum and then paid the extra to climb to the top. Well worth it the view was amazing and reflected looking towards the fields where the trenches were. The bells sounded when we were up there , what a noise ! Climbed down...More

Thank lenphotographic
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Ascended in two stages with no passing places on the spiral staircase. One spiral goes up and another comes down. Highest point in the area, there are views in every direction.

Thank Clairmarais
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Amazing place to get a great view of the town and great architecture too. When the bell rings, it's too loud so you need to protect your ears.

Thank Shahzad K
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I think the only way to visit and climb the Belfry is by entering the In Flanders Fields Museum for an extra 2 euros. At the top there's amazing views of St Martins Cathedral and St Peters Church in the distance. There's over 230 steps...More

Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 2 July 2017

You have to tell the ticketing office that you wish to visit the belfry too, otherwise your band will not let you through the turnstile. There are a lot of steps but should be ok for most fit people.

Thank scatssom
Reviewed 21 June 2017

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 6 June 2017

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
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