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Tickets Alert: Visit the Chatley Heath semaphore tower
Tickets Alert: Visit the Chatley Heath semaphore tower

Tickets Alert: Visit the Chatley Heath semaphore tower

Peeking just above the trees by the M25 on the edge of southwest London is a tall octagonal building built as part of the defence of Britain, and it will be open to the public for a weekend in June.

Feb
20
Win £5,000 of holidays in Landmark Trust’s heritage homes
Win £5,000 of holidays in Landmark Trust’s heritage homes

Win £5,000 of holidays in Landmark Trust’s heritage homes

A fundraiser for a heritage houses charity is offering up to £5,000 of free weekend breaks in its homes across the UK.

Nov
09
2023
Climb to the top of Britain’s only surviving semaphore tower
Climb to the top of Britain’s only surviving semaphore tower

Climb to the top of Britain’s only surviving semaphore tower

Peeking just above the trees by the M25 in southwest London can be found a curious octagonal building which was built 200 years ago as part of the defence of Britain.

Jun
28
2023
Tickets Alert: Free tours of the Chatley Heath semaphore tower
Tickets Alert: Free tours of the Chatley Heath semaphore tower

Tickets Alert: Free tours of the Chatley Heath semaphore tower

A unique remnant from the Napoleonic era, the only surviving semaphore tower in Britain can be found next to the M25 and is having a free open weekend in June.

Mar
21
2023
Win £5,000 of holidays in Landmark Trust’s heritage homes
Win £5,000 of holidays in Landmark Trust’s heritage homes

Win £5,000 of holidays in Landmark Trust’s heritage homes

A fundraiser for a heritage houses charity is offering up to £5,000 of free weekend breaks in its homes across the UK.

Nov
21
2022
Tickets Alert: Visit the Chatley Heath semaphore tower
Tickets Alert: Visit the Chatley Heath semaphore tower

Tickets Alert: Visit the Chatley Heath semaphore tower

A unique remnant from the Napoleonic era, the only surviving semaphore tower in Britain can be found next to the M25 and is having an open weekend in June.

Feb
15
2022
Win £5,000 of holidays in Landmark Trust’s restored homes
Win £5,000 of holidays in Landmark Trust’s restored homes

Win £5,000 of holidays in Landmark Trust’s restored homes

A fundraiser for a heritage houses charity is offering up to £5,000 of free weekend breaks in its homes across the UK.

Jun
16
2021
Win £5,000 of holidays in Landmark Trust’s historic homes
Win £5,000 of holidays in Landmark Trust’s historic homes

Win £5,000 of holidays in Landmark Trust’s historic homes

A fundraiser for a heritage houses charity is offering up to £5,000 of free weekend breaks in its homes across the UK.

Feb
20
2020
Chatley Heath semaphore tower saved
Chatley Heath semaphore tower saved

Chatley Heath semaphore tower saved

A tower on the edge of London in danger of ruin has been saved following a campaign, and will be restored and opened to the public.

Jul
09
2019
Saving the UK’s last working semaphore tower – in South-West London
Saving the UK’s last working semaphore tower – in South-West London

Saving the UK’s last working semaphore tower – in South-West London

Just on the edge of London lies an architectural and military marvel -- a relic of the time Britain feared invasion by France.

Jun
11
2019

Win £5,000 of holidays in Landmark Trust’s historic homes

As part of a fundraiser to help restore a derelict tower in Scotland, there's a chance to win holidays in historic homes.

Apr
22
2019
Day trips from London – Queen Anne’s Summerhouse
Day trips from London – Queen Anne’s Summerhouse

Day trips from London – Queen Anne’s Summerhouse

Hidden away in a private wood is a 300-year-old folly, Queen Anne's Summerhouse. Queen Anne never visited it, but you can.

May
19
2018