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Verne High Angle Battery

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Address: New Ground, DT5 1LF, England

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Insteresting area with a sign explaining what it was all about - only disappointing thing was that it isn't open to explore he tunnels - just walking around the outside area which... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ended up going into this area as took the wrong turning on a round about - however it was very interesting, lovely views and easy to park.

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Thank Susan C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Love place to visit, we went to isle of Portland for short period, enjoyed all the island. Many beautiful places to visit

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Thank md.shaha r
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

It was easily accessable via a very windy zig zag road , it had lovely views over chesil beach , Portland harbour Weymouth and wake Regis

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Thank Richard C
Camberley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Insteresting area with a sign explaining what it was all about - only disappointing thing was that it isn't open to explore he tunnels - just walking around the outside area which is lovely on a nice day- the weather does come in quickly though an having a rain coat is handy!

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Thank Dorothy_Newfie_lover
South Wales
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Visited with my wife for a quick look, as we enjoy old abandoned places (well I do anyway!). Was good for a nice short walk, and poking around in the tunnels which are open. Got me interested in the history of this and the adjoining citadel. You can have some good fun with the echoes in the tunnels; my wife... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

amazing wandering around here to imagine all the goings on many years ago. I wandered around the tunnels and rooms with only my phone torch for company and was quite amazed at the lack of grafitti and litter. It was a bit spooky though and only after i came out, upon reading the tourist info, I found out the tunnels... More 

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Thank Craig M
West Lulworth, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Good add on to Fanciys farm, great views and great location for butterflies, lots of blues around. Free parking available.

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Thank davedonaldson
Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

The name is self explanatory ,, great as part of a walk on the isle of Portland , the view is fantastic and it's an interesting part of the military connection with Portland

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Thank Paul S
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Go past the old entrance for Verne Citadel and park just beyond Fancy's Farm in order to take a path to the High Angle battery sites. In order to get the most out of this site it is perhaps worthwhile doing some internet research on it before going. Sadly most of the tunnels under the farm and the old battery... More 

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Sheffield, UK
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Most people seem to think that the attraction is the prison building opposite the car park!! Actually to get the the High Angle Battery you have to take the path to the right of the car park and walk 100-200 metres. The walk is very easy. There is a board explaining why it is called the High Angle Battery but... More 

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