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“Interesting piece of history.”
Review of Preston Tower

Preston Tower
Ranked #1 of 3 things to do in Chathill
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Reviewed 20 February 2014

We stumbled across this ancient Peel Tower by accident and nearly didn't bother to stop. Thank goodness we did as it's amazing. The owner has written very interesting tales of it's remarkable history and has taken on all the restoration too. You must climb to the very top and go out on the roof, but be prepared if the clock strikes whilst you are up there !!

1  Thank hcotts
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Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

Read reviews prior to visit and wasn't disappointed, all information about the tower was handwritten and although some of it was hard to read I felt it added to the character of the building and itself was a part of the history of the tower. The views from the top were really nice as we visited on a beautiful day. We went for a little walk afterwards and the place was almost untouched. The best thing about the visit was the fact the place was presented in such a humble way and was in no way commercialised like many national trust buildings would be. I'd recommend this if you're in the area and want somewhere nice to visit for an hour or so.

Thank Linzi M
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Reviewed 13 November 2013

The private owners generously allow the public to visit this little gem of Northumberland's history for very little entrance fee. And although it is small it really brings home the difficulties the border families faced through continual cross border warfare during the middle ages and beyond. The views from the top of the tower are breath taking. The owners even invite you to take a walk through the private gardens. I have been here many times and would definitely recommend it to anyone who happens to be in the area.

Thank Karen V
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Reviewed 14 September 2013

Went to preston tower to-day ,well worth a visit , lovely grounds , £2.00 to get in ,just put your money into the honesty box

Thank steviejames
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Reviewed 2 September 2013

We came across peston tower by chance sighting of the brown information sign and almost didn't bother to visit it.
This is a lovely place to visit - it is self service in that it is usually unattened and there is an honesty box to pay the visit fee which is not a lot.
There are interesting rooms spread over a number of floors with the clock mechanism to view and finally access to the roof where there are fantastic views.
If you are in the area, this is not to be missed.

1  Thank JohnT-Hemel
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