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Williamson’s Tunnels - Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels

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Intersting

Saw this online and decided to have a look, the guy doing the tour was knowledgeable and it was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Shardi246
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Interesting tour of the underground caverns

Many thanks to Tom for our visit yesterday, his enthusiasm for the Williamson Tunnels was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cocoborough
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scarborough
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The Friends of Williamson's Tunnels are the custodians of two fascinating sections of Williamson’s Tunnels not open daily to the Public. The first, is Paddington, which is formed of multiple and impressive brick arched chambers. These chambers...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Saw this online and decided to have a look, the guy doing the tour was knowledgeable and it was really interesting to learn about these tunnels.

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Shardi246
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many thanks to Tom for our visit yesterday, his enthusiasm for the Williamson Tunnels was contagious. The volunteers have cleared large amounts of rubble to reveal underground tunnels, built by Williamson in the 1700s. A little out of town, taxi was £4 or 25min walk...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank cocoborough
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a brilliant tour, hosted by very passionate volunteers. The artifacts from the18th century they've collected and preserved is so amazing to see also. Despite not being from Liverpool and not knowing much of the local history, tour guides were happy to answer individual...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank natnatx228
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience! Volunteers there are mostly local residents who really passionate on digging their local history! They definitely know the tunnels pretty well and guided me around even though I’m the only visitor at that time. Very appreciate them! Will probably visit again after few...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank dodo897
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

A must see in Liverpool! They took us to the tunnels told us about the story and you can also see all the things they've found inside the tunnels. We spent almost 2 hours inside. It was very interesting! Everyone there works as a volunteer...More

Date of experience: December 2018
5  Thank Gavin_Nivag
Reviewed 11 December 2018

This is a glimpse of the past.charting the life of a man who paid people to dig these tunnels to help them after the war. You get to walk part of the tunnels and see what was dug up when these tunnels were cleaned out

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank mark c
Reviewed 10 December 2018

I have known about the Williamson tunnels for years but never ventured to go see them. Totally recommend this tour by the Friends of the Williamson's Tunnels who are doing great painstaking work to unlock the mystery behind the tunnels as well as preserve them...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank morganacWirral
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

As a child nearly sixty years ago, I lived and played in this area. There were lots of tales about underground tunnels.... Today I was delighted to be able to explore them, guided by the very capable Lynn, who delivered an excellent tour...thank you to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
5  Thank eggsWirral_England
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Something we’d promised ourselves to do but never found the time. Brilliant tour of the Williamsons Tunnels with a very informative guide, Lynn Mills. She made the tour come to life. Would thoroughly recommend signing up for a tour. Make sure it’s The Friends of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank Marzeater
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Had a really great tour of the Paddington site. So much history and mystery wrapped around these amazing structures. Thanks to the Friends for making the Paddington site available to the public! See you again soon!

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank LittleTravellingBear
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Shaunabrenn
9 January 2019|
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Response from scouse_mouse_2000uk | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am a volunteer at FoWT. Paddington is quite dark, although we have lighting. There are quite a lot of steps too, not too bad going down and there are a couple of stops, but can be tireing coming back up. I am not sure... More
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Tim F
26 August 2018|
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Response from scouse_mouse_2000uk | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tim, I am a volunteer with FoWT. Although we are not pram friendly and your little one fits into a carrier, you can take a tour of our Paddington site, but not the house site. Hope this helps. Lynn
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PaulH8576
28 October 2017|
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Response from ChrisI1281 | Property representative |
Hi, we did recently have a dig on the Magnet site, we found many fascinating features and arches. Though we feel the actual Great Tunnel is lower than we first thought. We will not be able to explore the site for 12 months... More
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