Wainhouse Tower, Halifax

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  • A significant landmark at 275 ft high. Originally started as a chimney and named after the mill owner of 150 years ago. An octagonal stone edifice with stylish top. Limited public access, but the 403 ...  more »
  • Yeah, it was ok. Lot of hard work getting up the stairs, not very clean and passing others coming the other way was awkward at times. The view was good but as it only opens a few times a year it was p...  more »
  • Wainhouse is our family name so this was a must see visit on our UK trip. Having a private viewing was really special as we were able to go up to the very top. The views were spectacular. Our guide Sh...  more »
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  • Tall tower (around 400 steps) with ornate stonework at top with good views. Staircase is a quite narrow but not tight spiral and has ledges at window openings where you can take a rest (some with small stone seats). Balcony at the top is quite spacious for most of the perimeter with space away from the edge. Only open a few days a year (bank holidays in spring and summer and Father's day this year). There are a couple of higher smaller levels that are out of bounds, one by a further staircase and the top coronet by ladder. The outside structure is attractively Illuminated at night.
  • Unusual building!
  • Amazing views of Halifax

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