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Williamson’s Tunnels - Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels

Closed Now: 10:00 - 15:00
Open today: 10:00 - 15:00
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Brilliant informative tour of incredible engineering feat

I have known about the Williamson tunnels for years but never ventured to go see them. Totally... read more

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Wonderful tour

As a child nearly sixty years ago, I lived and played in this area. There were lots of tales about... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wirral, England
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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 today

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
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Reviewed yesterday

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
2  Thank morganacWirral
Reviewed 2 days ago 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
2  Thank eggsWirral_England
Reviewed 2 days ago 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
2  Thank Marzeater
Reviewed 2 days ago 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
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to the tunnels for a first time visit . Amazing so interesting to hear about the tunnels history and looking at the impressive workmanship in making of them. The determination of the volunteers who have been clearing the rubble even during my visit to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Jaci98
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a 3 and a half hour tour and have story of the amazing and mystery of the tunnels ! And they are a charity ! Such a n amazing experience you can even become a part of as they are still find big...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank nadia s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having published a book about tunnels in the Uk, this place was great to visit, we just went on spec and the tour was excellent.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CharleneColeman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably the bit of a day trip in Liverpool I’ll remember the best. We emailed Friends of Williamson Tunnels in the evening before coming to Liverpool asking about a possible trip around the famous tunnels. We were very surprised of how quickly we received a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank FarAway67185495566
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really liked the tour! I would highly recommend this experiene for everyone that is interested in exploring the Liverpool history! The tour guide was obviously very passionate about saving the heritage and gave extremely interesting insights into the history! Highly recommended for friends trips. And...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Gabija B
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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
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