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A delightful visit to an iconic British hill carving, however, signage is limited in respect of the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Emishere13
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Gainesville, Missouri
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Recently re-chalked

Good view now it has been rechalked. The famous figure can now clearly be seen from the free... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sam3314
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A delightful visit to an iconic British hill carving, however, signage is limited in respect of the inaccessibility to the giant itself prior to commencing the walk up giant's hill. Limited parking by the viewing point, recommended by the National Trust, and larger parking area...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Good view now it has been rechalked. The famous figure can now clearly be seen from the free viewing point car park, it would be nice if the information board was also refreshed to make it more legible. The viewing car park is just off...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Slightly underwhelming. I appreciate the re-chalking was planned for after we visited, but how hard would it have been to plan it for the start of the holiday season? Oh well. Luckily, our brief visit was vastly improved by a visit to the Cerne Abbas...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Giant had recently been re-chalked when we went to visit from the viewing area down the hill and across the way. It´s just such a funny site--and of course unique. Thought-provoking like any work of art but also both funky and bizarre.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Shera P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best view is from across the field at one of the car parks. The National Trust has had to restrict access due to soul erosion. When up close by the fence you can’t see anything much so stay at the car park for photos. That...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a look if you're n the area. It was difficult for us to make out the lines, but since our visit, I believe that local volunteers have been restoring it.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A slice of history near the pretty village of Cerne Abbas. Worth a look and a great walk up the hill before a pub lunch in the village.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Dorcs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can see the giant on the main road and at the bottom well but when up close it’s just a field. The walk up is tough but the scenery and views are amazing. No idea why there is a barbed wire fence on the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

It's not a good destination in itself, giant is hardly visible. I was very disappointed. But if you are passing through town then by all means, swing by the viewpoint.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Agata P
Reviewed August 8, 2019

Yes the giant was sad looking only half visable. We had a lovely walk, don't quite know how we ended up next to the sports pavilion, strolled through the village stopped in at the very dog friendly Royal Oak and the young girl (lady) behind...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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