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Stratford Clock Tower

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Great bit of history

Great to see a bit of history while visiting nz, had a great time in the area and this such a nice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
accepted_planet
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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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Beautiful tower

This tower is similar but a bit different from the one in New Plymouth. Well worth a look if you... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2018
Brian M
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Montrose, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great to see a bit of history while visiting nz, had a great time in the area and this such a nice view

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank accepted_planet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good view :) If this is on your road, we can stop it for look thé glockenspiel and go to drink à iced chocolate at the left

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

This tower is similar but a bit different from the one in New Plymouth. Well worth a look if you are passing but I would not go out of my way to see it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

It was very novel BUT it is in the main street of Stratford so to see the figurines come out you need to be in the middle of the road which is a pedestrian crossing and to hear what they are saying you need to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank catchfab
Reviewed 11 August 2018

There is nothing earth shattering in this performance it's just a lovely bit of twee in the middle of a little rural town. See it (and take photos) so you can say (and prove) you've done it. Sit across the road and wait for the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Overseas visitor alerted us to this wee show. Apparently it was damaged but now working well. Could do with decent speakers. Nice little surprise in Main Street. Good 5 mins of free activity.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank leslee2012
Reviewed 16 June 2018

This eye-catching Glockenspiel clocktower re-enacts the Shakespeare story of Romeo and Juliet in the town named after that bard's birthplace in England. Worth a visit around the times it strikes.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Emeralda
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Passing through Stratford and saw everyone looking at the clock. Was very surprised by the cute glockenspiel. Very well done for small town New Zealand

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank barefootlouise
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Arrived in Stratford following a wet and windy journey. Parked the car close by and was entertained for a few minutes. Shame that the the voices could not be heard due to the traffic noise.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TonAJJv
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Worth timing your visit to hear the bells which sound as per attached photograph. Quaint old building with a Carillon that still plays.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Adrian M
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