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Part of Atlantic Wall

Not a lot of people know about Hitler's Atlantic Wall it runs along the coast of Europe for 800... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Brian P
Cardiff UK
Of historic interest

Giant pill box on the beautiful Guernsey coastal path which has attendant gun emplacement worthy of... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
Buster P
United Kingdom
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Pleinmont Headland, Torteval
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Not a lot of people know about Hitler's Atlantic Wall it runs along the coast of Europe for 800 miles. A lot of it in many places has eroded and been washed into the sea, a lot of defences in the Channel Islands particularly in...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Giant pill box on the beautiful Guernsey coastal path which has attendant gun emplacement worthy of a look. No toilets here which is unlike Guernsey.

Thank Buster P
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Stopped here on our tour of Island and loved it, what a place to take pictures and videos, a joy, need the weather to be fine as it can get blow a lot on the headland

Thank malcolm22015
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Please note the the Pleinmont Observation Tower is just one element in a larger military landscape, and its opening hours are very limited, so if you want to visit it specifically, you will need to plan your itinerary carefully. We actually followed one of the...More

Thank Gayterman
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful views out to sea Fascinating insight into the workings and construction of this observation tower Probably worth several visits to really take on board all the information available

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 23 July 2017

You need to plan your trip carefully if you are travelling by public transport as the tower is abut 30 minutes uphill walk from the bus stop. This is well worth the effort. Once in the tower the last ascent up on to the roof...More

1  Thank Pamela L
Reviewed 19 July 2017

My husband and I visited the Pleinmont Observation Tower and Dolman Battery as part of a cruise ship excursion. These are actually two separate attractions that are very close together, and you can easily explore both in a few hours or less. We didn’t get...More

Thank TheAverageTourist
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The observation tower and dolman battery are in fact two separate sites a very short distance apart. The observation tower is chargeable due to the entry and maintenance, but the battery is free to wander around. The tower is well restored and great to climb...More

Thank MayesTripper
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Not only is there armoury and gun stuff to see from WW2 but also a nature reserve nearby. Walk along the costal foot path for spectacular views across the sea and rugged coastline. A real step back in time and can be taken is as...More

Thank Spike C
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Beautiful, scenic area overlooking the rocky coast out to sea. many fortifications have been preserved.

Thank jacy2
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