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We knew a bit of the history and as we were passing decided to visit.... it isn’t well sign posted and we drove straight past...
The tower is great to look over the fields and imagine the battle... there is some information, but it does...More
Well, I'm not sure what you expect from a field where a battle took place 700 years ago but you can get a good idea of how the English stuffed the French. The tower gives a birds eye view of the battlefield and you can...More
After visiting the museum in Crecy town down the road and better still reading up about the battle and its historic significance this tower give a great view of the battlefield and makes it easy to understand the outcome.
One of the battlefields of the 100 Years War that the English remember (probably because they won). The other is Azincourt, just half an hour up the road from here. Curiously they have pretty much forgotten Poitiers, another English victory, possibly because Shakespeare never got...More