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Martello Towers

Ferry Road, Felixstowe IP11 9RZ, England
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Felixstowe from a different perspective

Felixstowe from a different perspective , some times you need to see a place from a new perspective... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Ian P
East Coast Heritage

Dotted along the coast as war-time fortifications to repel invading forces these exist in a varying... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Ray P
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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20 Mar 2018
“Felixstowe from a different perspective”
29 Jan 2018
“East Coast Heritage”
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Ferry Road, Felixstowe IP11 9RZ, England
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Felixstowe from a different perspective , some times you need to see a place from a new perspective to appreciate its beauty.

Thank Ian P
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Dotted along the coast as war-time fortifications to repel invading forces these exist in a varying degree of conditions from almost derelict to converted holiday homes. The walk along the cliff top and adjacent to the golf course will provide you with both extremes. Great...More

Thank Ray P
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

We come to Suffolk to walk the coast paths, beaches and riverside paths. The Martello towers bring walks alive with their historical atmosphere, and they show how far you've walked, or how far you still have to go! The walk from Felixstowe to Felixstowe Ferry...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

have been here many this place times love this place nice piece of history well worth the visit will go there again

Thank Vic R
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

Between 1804 and 1812 eight Martello Towers were built on our shores to repel Napoleonic invasion. These squat, ovoid-shaped brick-built towers were immensely strong and were modelled on a gun tower at Martella in Corsica. Today a few left in Felixstowe.

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

well worth walking along and reading the information boards. The tower has an interesting history and is along a nice walk with a coffee booth and toilets at the end.

Thank Sandra C
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

We are visiting friends in Ipswich and thought it would be a good idea to have a walk before lunch. The towers are certainly imposing,and indeed quite an achievement in the build.

Thank Orbslos
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Beautiful spot by the sea. Lovely flora and fauna but as its at the end of a dead end road, not much parking space and it's a quiet back water. There are a whole set of Martello towers stretching along the coast and the Shingle...More

1  Thank Helen T
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Felixstowe Ferry is a small hamlet on the mouth of the river Deben, the Martello towers are a key feature on the coastline, there is also a small ferry to take you over the river to Bawdsey another small hamlet where the main house was...More

Thank EddieGra123y
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

It's an interesting relic but once you've looked at it from the outside there's not much else to do. It isn't particularly attractive, just a long standing relic of the England's perpetual troubles with the continent!!

1  Thank cliffordchambers
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