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Yarmouth monument opens to visitors

PUBLISHED: 10:27 07 April 2010 | UPDATED: 17:19 30 June 2010

People can have a bird's eye view of Great Yarmouth from this weekend as the town's towering Nelson Monument opens to visitors.

On Saturday and Sunday, the 144ft high monument will be open with guides taking people up the site's 217 steps to get a breathtaking view of the area.

People can have a bird's eye view of Great Yarmouth from this weekend as the town's towering Nelson Monument opens to visitors.

On Saturday and Sunday, the 144ft high monument will be open with guides taking people up the site's 217 steps to get a breathtaking view of the area.

Further open weekends at the 193-year-old structure will be held on May 8-9, June 12-13, July 10-11, August 14-15, September 11-12 and October 2-3.

Tours are for two people, last 30 minutes and cost £6. To book a place call 01493 850698. There may be limited tours available on the day.


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