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Address: High Street, Brading, England
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11:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
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ok fa brief stop

interesting historical point not much to see though wouldn't go out of the way to see but ok if you ar4e passing

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 August 2016
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Luton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

It's a metal ring set into the pavement and a statue of a bull. Famous enough to appear on bus timetables! If you're having a walk around Brading then have a look at it, but don't expect it to take more than 5 minutes!

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mold
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

interesting historical point not much to see though wouldn't go out of the way to see but ok if you ar4e passing

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

If you are interested in local history the Bull Ring is worth a 15 minute wander. The carving of the bull itself is large and impressive (although the town needs to be aware of the need for some restoration / preservation work fairly soon). Nearby is the historic ring where they tied these unfortunate creatures in order to indulge their... More 

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Hedge End, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Came across this on a recent walk through Brading. As the title of my review says, the Bull Ring is a statue, not really a lot else to say about it.

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2014

Nothing wrong with this. It is free, a large statue of a Bull a reminder of the days of bull baiting sadly. Nothing else to say really. Look for it as you pass through Brading

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

To tell the truth there isn't very much here. In the centre of Brading is the metal ring where a bull was tethered before dogs were set on it. There is a carving of a large bull but apart from the Ryde bus stop there isn't anything else. As Brading has a speed limit of 20mph you can almost see... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2013

Well it's a big lump of iron in the ground that they tied a bull to, to be bait by bull dogs to tenderise the meat before the animal was lead down West St to the slaughter house. I found all this out by talking to the guy in the tea rooms further up the road on our way to... More 

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Ventnor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2013

The Bull Ring is both the name of a crossroads in the centre of this very small town and also an iron ring embedded in the pavement in front of the new town hall to which a bull was tethered on public holidays. The main entertainment of the day was watching bulldogs and mastiffs torment the bull before it was... More 

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