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Longthorpe Tower

Longthorpe Towers Thorpe Road, Peterborough PE3 6LU, England
+44 1733 864663
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Nothing much to see

Nothing much to see.... about 15 minutes of mild interest. Went as part of a national Trust open... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Martin D
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Education day

This was the second national heritage building visit on this day. The tower was not to far from... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
1bungle
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Longthorpe Towers Thorpe Road, Peterborough PE3 6LU, England
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Nothing much to see.... about 15 minutes of mild interest. Went as part of a national Trust open day years ago.

Thank Martin D
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

This was the second national heritage building visit on this day. The tower was not to far from were we had just been and again it was free for members to visit. The are two floors that you can look round as it is still...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

Your first challenge is to actually find this. Though it looks simple on the map & there are some signs from the ring roads believe me it isn't, particularly as on the smaller roads near it there is at least one sign that is pointing...More

Thank Martin H
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Stopped off here on a trip with the Colchester Archaeological Trust last year and it was very good. Certainly worth calling in.

Thank David Patrick W
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

A very small English Heritage site ( only two rooms). Nonetheless, very interesting with attentive, enthusiastic guides. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is well worth a visit as the wall paintings (a secco) show a range of characters and events illustrating the lives of our medieval ancestors. The guide for the tower is well produced and a visit to the place is a gem not to...More

Thank 141ken
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

A fantastic survival of ancient wall paintings in a domestic setting, inevitably there have been some losses over the years; only one king from the "three living and three dead" remains but this should not detract from the overall experience which quite rightly concentrates on...More

Thank Richard P
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

This is a stunning place in a totally unexpected part of Peterborough, this is history of which exists nowhere else on the planet. The art work on the walls is remarkable and please spend time to listen to the lady, if there, who brought this...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Hidden away on the outskirts of Peterborough, and even then tucked down a short path, this is a hidden gem. A C14th marvel like no other in the world with the most amazing wall paintings which unfortunately have now lost much of their colour -...More

1  Thank Julie P
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

A source of well preserved medieval wall paintings with guides on site to give extensive talks and in depth knowledge on the monument

Thank Simon W
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