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A Fading Giant

Easy to find and easy to park. The village is very interesting and the tea shop was excellent. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steven L
"Good viewing platform"

Seen this many a time on the TV but nice to actually see for real ,park your car and it's right in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lynn s
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Bodmin, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average32%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“viewing point” (26 reviews)
“viewing area” (15 reviews)
“car park” (47 reviews)
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Cerne Abbas, England
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1 - 10 of 282 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to find and easy to park. The village is very interesting and the tea shop was excellent. The giant itself was a bit of a disappointment as it is not very well defined. I guess the outline gets renewed now and again and it...More

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seen this many a time on the TV but nice to actually see for real ,park your car and it's right in front of you no walking needed

Thank lynn s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great tourist attraction. The walk to the top wasn't too strenuous and worth the time and effort.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always fun to pop by and see the Cerne Abbas Giant. We went in late September 2017 and were pleased to see people buzzing about all over him, presumably giving him a wash and brush-up. He did look a little dull, so hopefully the maintenance...More

Thank AliJC67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cerne Abbas Giant is a very famous local landmark and quite unique! Sad to say he wasn't looking as well as when we visited him last, having lost some of his sparkle. Time the National Trust got some lovely white chippings and restored him...More

Thank Philmex1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paths are poor and perilous now. No access to the Giant itself. Still amazing. Please don’t attempt to climb the hill if it’s been raining. Really muddy and unsafe. Just stick to the viewing area which is well signposted.

1  Thank Roy T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We revisited this ancient site in late September and were sad to see that he is a shadow if his former self. Far from crisp and pristine he has a tired overgrown faded look as if the figure has not been regularly maintained. He still...More

Thank Passagienne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK, not everyone’s thing to look at a naked guy with a large club cut into the side of a hill but in the local tradition for chalk horses and the like it’s not completely off beam. There is a good viewing area on the...More

Thank Peter_Bromley
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Not much to say about this: there is a car park which offers as good a view of the Giant as you can get without going up in an aircraft: the angle is a bit flat from there but sure it is the best available....More

Thank AndyHoldcroft
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The actual age of this huge chalk figure on the side of a mountain is debatable, but it's interesting history isn't. It's been written about in many ancient texts and is worth the drive to see it.

Thank Kendot52
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