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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
Nothing to do with the author:)
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
Please don’t confuse this monument with the writer or even the movie star!!!! this memorial is for Admiral Thomas Hardy as in Nelson & HMS Victory.
It is located in the glorious Dorset countryside & even if you don’t walk to the top of the...More