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Guines Tour d'Horloge

Rue du chateau, 62340 Guines, France
+33 3 21 19 59 00
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Unexpected Viking ship ride

Staying overnight in Guines before getting ferry from Calais. Went for bike ride round town and... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
sally_stanwell
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Sally in Somerset
Fantastic fun facts!

This is an ideal place to stop before catching the Calais ferry. Three children aged 9, 7 and 4 all... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
SEH910
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London
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Rue du chateau, 62340 Guines, France
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Staying overnight in Guines before getting ferry from Calais. Went for bike ride round town and spotted the Clock tower. Museum not open till afternoon so we went back. We weren't expecting much but was good fun, and learnt quite a lot too. The film...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This is an ideal place to stop before catching the Calais ferry. Three children aged 9, 7 and 4 all found something to amuse them - from the brilliant dress ups throughout, to medieval games, the fun moving Viking ship to lots of facts about...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Really found this place so good. The medieval games had us all in stiches. The ride in a viking ship was also great for the kids.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

See much to see and do and I wasn't expecting any of it. Very interactive for small children with medieval games and drawers to pull out etc Helpful guides and a good viewpoint from the tower.

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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We visited here late one afternoon as we were staying in Guines. It was an inexpensive admission fee. Think we paid €24 for 2 adults, 1 teen and 4 children. We were the only visitors at the time, the kids thought it would be boring...More

Thank Benell
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

This is a great place on a rainy day with the family! We needed to find somewhere entertaining for a morning and this fulfilled the brief. The staff were very helpful and spoke good English. There was plenty for the children to do, medieval games...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Well what a find! Are staying in Wimereux and it was a wet day today so decided to find something close by. I have 3 young girls (5, 3, and 13 months), so needed something fun and let them run off some energy and this...More

Thank Annatev
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

excellent as my daughter was doing history at school and this was great explained all about henry the 8th and the cloth off gold highly recommend and fun to

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Reviewed 28 May 2015

I had looked up Guines Tour d'Horloge, which was one of the top attractions in TA to take the grandchildren to. When we arrived we found it shut. The restaurant later told us that it did not open till 2pm, so after our lunch we...More

Thank Incartek
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Reviewed 15 March 2015

Called in here as part of a press trip to The area,great hands on experience,children and grown ups can dress up in period costume,wear armour and chain mail. Simulated boat ride in Viking long boat and views from outside on top of the mound show...More

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