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Address: Cerne Abbas, England
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Not the most photogenic from the viewpoint due to the angle, however still pretty cool to see. The story behind it all is a bit bizarre too. Pop into the village to step back in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We made the mistake of climbing up steep muddy paths to stand outside a protective fence and gaze at a grassy meadow. The Giant lays flat and is best seen from the lay-by on the A325. He's worth the effort. An imposing Iron Age nudist who obviously doesn't mind the cold and is happy to brandish his club. Get in... More 

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Thank Derek P
Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the most photogenic from the viewpoint due to the angle, however still pretty cool to see. The story behind it all is a bit bizarre too. Pop into the village to step back in time too.

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Thank Likeshisf00d
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! I'm not sure what to say.... It's fenced off so you can't walk up to it so the best place is to go the viewing point the other side of the valley. It's still worth walking up the side of the fencing to the top of the giant hill. There's a footpath and the views are stunning. Unique!

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Thank ABFredrik
Ellesmere, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely village to visit. Very nice tea shop and lovely houses to walk past. Had a long walk around the village and countryside surrounding. Not necessary if all you wish to do is see the giant, would be possible to park very close and view without a walk. I'd say walking is recommended as the area is beautiful. Dog... More 

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Thank lothywill
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We called to see the giant on the way home and to find somewhere to have lunch. When we parked you could not see him for the fog but after giving our dog a quick walk for about 15 minutes it was clear when we got back to the viewing area.

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Thank John R
Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

what a splendid specimen, and brought to life as on the side of a steep hill, with a car park than gives you a interrupted view

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Thank eric2215
Stratford upon Avon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Well this certainly stands out, legend has it that couples have fornicated on the Giant to improve fertility, mmm not sure about that but he certainly stands out!

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Thank Andrew M
Lymington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I have seen the Giant many times but I always take my friends to say hello just to give them a good laugh.

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Thank Roger P
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Perhaps being November it is not at its best but when comparing the figure with the likes of the Fovant Badges the giant did not stand out against the background. The white chalk was a dirty shade of green and could only really be seen standing at the side with the sun casting shadows which gave some sort of relief

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Thank Mic L
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Interesting chalk figure which would have been more visible had it not been for the long dead grass on the upper reaches of the hill in particular. Still worth a visit if for nothing more than the novelty value.

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