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All reviews chesil beach national trust car park golden cap isle of wight worth the climb great position an ice cream van spiral steps views are amazing check opening times portland bill dorset countryside worth a stop well worth the effort nt members nt staff
It's on top of a large hill, so once spotted, it's easy to drive to. Park in the official car park and walk past the modern sculpture (hmm..) and the 'panda' cows up to the monument. (or drive to the top of the hill where...More
This monument to Admiral Hardy (NOT Thomas Hardy) provides an excellent introduction to his life and times - particularly if the National Trust curator is present, who provides a wonderful overview of the monument's history. Add to that absolutely fantastic views (£2 to climb if...More
We drove past it on our way home from an excellent lunch (again) at the Hive Beach Cafe and half a mile later did a u-turn! The view was well worth the climb to the top as the views were spectacular. The NT guide was...More
Passing the monument we decided to take advantage of the clearing weather.
Lives up to its name as a viewpoint highlight on the Dorset coast.
Views of Wetmouth Portland Bill and as far as isle of wight.
Worth a stop if you get the weather.
We have been visiting the Monument for many many years but this was the first time we have visited since The National Trust opened the inside and allowed you to climb to the top. The walk up is not as difficult as you might expect...More
Drove here and had a lovely walk around and then walked up the 120+ step spiral staircase and were rewarded with a wonderful 365 degree ovista. A good clear day, brilliant. Has a very helpful and informative chat with David from the NT who gave...More
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Camping in Puncknowle I wanted to walk the ridgeway to the monument around 12 miles in a circuit. Actually very pleasant along the top as you can see the tower pretty well the whole way as a good directional...More
This is worth a visit the views are amazing and you can climb to the top of the tower for even more views, it is £2 to do the climb and is 120 steps which is worth the money you have to pay an additional...More