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Local landmark not an attraction to visit!

It's the one to lookout for when you're driving up the M1 towards Huddersfield from the south... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
Leicester, United Kingdom
Impessive engineering - Happy Days

Called to look at this amazing example of engineering on our way back from Castle Hill fort... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2016
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

It's the one to lookout for when you're driving up the M1 towards Huddersfield from the south (J38). The tower is in Emley. You can see it for miles as it's an enormous tall TV mast with which is lit up at night to stop...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Many a year ago I actually got the chance to go to the top the view was wicked 2lifts inside and when the door opens the gust upwards takes insects to the top as I asked how they got up there when you look dwn...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank mrPaulparsons
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Called to look at this amazing example of engineering on our way back from Castle Hill fort Huddersfield. We have passed it many times over the years due to going for a Sunday lunch at a pub called the Three Acres in Emley - Its...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank GrahamD178
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I'd seen the Emley Moor Transmitting Tower several times driving down the M1 from Leeds, but didn't know what it was, so decided on a cross country diversion to investigate. Great drive up hill and down dale to get there (only 10 minutes from the...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Emley Moor is an iconic skyscraper in Yorkshire. A TV transmitting tower rather than an office block but it truly scrapes the sky and is visible for miles around. It is elegantly similar to the CN tower but it towers above Yorkshire not Canada. There...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 2 March 2016

If this falls down it will probably land on our house so we live close by. Good spot to visit on a clear day to take in the views which can be extensive.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank John G
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Emley Moor Mast has some amazing views over West Yorkshire ans a cozy pub nearby, however, this attraction doesn't have much more then that to offer.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Gudmundsson_Jon
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Emily moor is our local tv mast, although it is a tall concrete structure it is well loved by the local people, we see it as we return from journeys and know we are home. It stands on the high ground and can be seen...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 12 February 2016

On a clear day can be seen for miles around. Not a destination land mark but possibly worth 5 minutes in the lay by to view the structure. Can be very windy.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Richard S
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This is beautiful construction, but on the day when we went there was no informationn centre and no admission. Worth getting out of the car, but not worth spending much time there - though there's a good farm shop and cafe nearby.

Date of experience: January 2016
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16 March 2016|
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Response from ddickinson63 |
In a word NO! Pity i'd love to go up for the views :-(