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Panopticons - Atom

Wycoller Park, Colne, England
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Ugly blot on the landscape.

The views from here would be much better if this ugly thing was removed. The landscape and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
milligan1959
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Halifax
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So what is the big attraction about the panopticon? Not much really.it is just a hollow egg shape... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
karendelilah1
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Colne, United Kingdom
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Wycoller Park, Colne, England
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"car park"
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"worth a visit"
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"would recommend a visit"
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"country park"
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"countryside"
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"graffiti"
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"viewing"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views from here would be much better if this ugly thing was removed. The landscape and surrounding countryside is lovely. This structure though isn’t, it’s been vandalised, so the atom that was the centre piece is missing, it’s been subject to graffiti and when...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So what is the big attraction about the panopticon? Not much really.it is just a hollow egg shape with circular holes cut in it. Yes , it has nice views , but stand 6ft away from it and you have GLORIOUS views unrestricted by little...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Whats not to like about this you get a fantastic view over wycollar, pendle hill and beyond it needs a bit of a tidy due to age but otherwise lovely.

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Photos show the Atom with a central shiny sphere. That's gone and a slighly scruffy object remains, chunks eaten by accident or vandalism. It was howling with wind when we visited. I stood in front of one of the viewing ports and got blasted. The...More

Thank Wary1
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Stunning views from this hill top vantage point. Have driven passed hundreds of times..I will make time to stop more often and enjoy these views.

Thank 25Susan2007
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This place is on of three, amazing design set in a lovely landscape.nice to spend some quiet time here either to read or work things out, de stress. Easy to get to and firm underfoot if raining. If you cone and see this you will...More

Thank linda_whittle1
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Just that.. the view from here is amazing but the panoptican itself is broken and grafitti'd.. there are usually teens climbing around on it when the whether is nice too so it's no good going just for this reason. It's worth a wander up for...More

Thank SarDean09
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

It took a 60 mile round trip to see it, it was just a concrete room and the ball in the middle was missing, stayed 60 seconds. never again. It was probably a beautiful piece of artwork when first erected but has been left looking...More

Thank len971
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

The Atom is at the hilltop car park overlooking Wycoller and beyond Pleasant walking in the Country Park area

Thank yorkuk
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

I dont understand the meaning of this sculpture and still need to find out about the sculpture history. View is wonderful. Wide angle view. Perfect panoramic! However, for me, nothing else to do there.

Thank Cezuna A
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Denise S
7 February 2015|
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Response from emmacornick | Reviewed this property |
Yep nicked. And strewn with graffiti. Well done people of NE Lancs!
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