Peel Tower was one two monuments erected in the memory of Sir Robert Peel, Prime Minister of Britain 1841-1846, founder of the modern Police Force and repealer of the Corn Laws. He was born in Bury in 1788, the other monument can be found in Market place in the centre of Bury.
Today the Twee offers wonderful views of the surroundings countryside, after climbing the staircase to the top you can sometimes see as far as Blackpool and Wales. Volunteers open the Tower at least once a month and a small charge made for entry.
All welcome. Contact Burt Tourist Information Centre for more information 0161253511
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