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Walton-on-the-Naze  May 2007

 

 

Naze Tower opens!

 

The Naze Tower   

 

The Naze, Old Hall Lane, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, CO14 8LE

 

Opening times are: April-November 10am-5pm

 

Admission prices:

2.50  per person

1.50  per child 4-15 years.  Under 4 years  free

6 per family - 2 adults & up to 4 children under 15 years

12 Friend of the Naze Tower - all year + two guest slots

22 pair adults, 33 for a family

School groups (such as fieldwork)  .. reduced rate - book in advance.

contact: e-mail  mail@nazetower.co.uk or phone 01255 852519

 

 

The Naze Tower opened for the first time in 280 years on Saturday, May 31, 2004.

 

The restoration work included rebuilding the castellated top, and filling the gaps in the brickwork with steel safety rails.

 

The interior of the tower has seen the central circular stairway refurbished, and, I think, in places, replaced. On several floors are art galleries from a variety of local artists.

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The view from the top is, of course, what its all about. The cafe and cliff top, looking to the south-east.

 

 

The car par, groynes and the Naze caravan, open every summer weekend with a small museum inside, as well as information on the Naze and its fossils, geology and wildlife.

 

The next to go? The concrete slabs lined up for demolition along the cliff top, with the landmark information display on the right.

 

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Towards the town can be seen the pier and, to the right in close up, the town centre behind the flats.

 

 

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To the west is the Twizzle and the marina.

 

A dramatic display of picnic tables and the beacon.

 

North to the Naze itself, and Felixstowe beyond.

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The low land towards the north west, and the entrance to Hamford Water. In the foreground is Walton Hall.

 

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