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Nice walk

It is a very nice beautiful walk up there. Amazing views from the top, Benches to sit on to take a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bury, United Kingdom
Worth the walk

On a clear day you are rewarded with extensive views over Bury and Manchester our to the Pennines... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bury, United Kingdom
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All reviews holcombe hill lovely walk shoulder of mutton sunny day worth the climb sir robert peel well worth the effort views are amazing flag flying steep walk gravel path cheshire plains walking shoes interesting monument white flag sturdy shoes check opening times
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a very nice beautiful walk up there. Amazing views from the top, Benches to sit on to take a rest and enjoy the views.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank woestyn
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a clear day you are rewarded with extensive views over Bury and Manchester our to the Pennines and Cheshire. On a misty day you can almost walk past it without seeing the Tower. Check for opening times if you want to ascend to top,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KMc528789
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tower caps a great walk up Holcombe Hill with views out over the moors. It's one of the activities we often do with the kids when visiting friends and family in the area. It's suitable for most ages and abilities, and you can always...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank redneckangler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the walk to see the magnificent view over Manchester and the Lancashire countryside.Take good walking shoes and a waterproof, and park the car sensibly. A bottle of water is a necessity in the summer.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank steddyeddyuk .
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Headed off in the drizzle after a night frost..didn't really think it's be worth it..but very pleasantly surprised the views from the top were amazing..met lots of walkers and a walking group too.. took the easier bit longer route to the top..was a bit disappointed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

My little old dog loves this place. The walk isn't difficult even for an old Jack Russell. Choose a sunny day if possible but if not the mist in the valley can be beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chris A
Reviewed 21 November 2018

The tower dominates the local landscape and from it there are great views. You can also use this for the starting point for some great walks - long or short

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ordinarypunter2015
Reviewed 6 October 2018

we made the mistake of an early morning visit and the the mist was down preventing panoramic views of the area, however we did enjoy the walk up to the tower. The tower was not open on our visit, no cafe, no shop, no car...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank VonoRono
Reviewed 21 September 2018

It is a steep walk up to the tower, not for the mobility impaired or faint hearted. Nothing to do at the top but the views are fabulous on a clear day.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jancrow4
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We live within 5 miles of the tower and make regular visits throughout the year. There is several routes to the tower our favourite is through Redisher woods which takes you around the edge of the hill. Peel tower (monument) is visible for miles around...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Adele M | Reviewed this property |
As for someone like me who just enjoys a walk in the daytime then the answers no. On the other hand depending on your climbing experience if your skilled wit your protected gear and head torch and phone accompanied with... More