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Who knew there’s a 2nd Nelson Column?

Fancy that! A 2nd Nelsons Column. He’s one of Norfolk’s own & this impressive 144ft does him... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Wellitsmytake
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Wandering the streets of Montreal we discovered Nelson's column, not as magnificent as the one in... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
TeamWard
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fancy that! A 2nd Nelsons Column. He’s one of Norfolk’s own & this impressive 144ft does him justice. It’s a shame it’s at the grubby end of the impressive Marine Parade in a Industrial estate packed with cars of workers? & oddly facing inland rather...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

This is a fitting monument to Norfolk's greatest son Unfortunately it is in the middle of an industrial estate! Many years ago I was able to go up it-the view is absolutely wonderful

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank JethrotheMutant
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This beautiful tribute to Lord Nelson stands proud and forgotten in a grotty industrial estate at the end of Great Yarmouth. Such a terrible shame that this statute is left to languish in such a sad and lonely spot, surely this should be moved to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julie May K
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Wandering the streets of Montreal we discovered Nelson's column, not as magnificent as the one in London (who knew there was another0, but important enough to spend a few minutes in admiration.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We went to Great Yarmouth today for a day trip and accidentally found this outstanding monumental very interesting

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hursty46
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This huge plinth and sculpture really standout on the skyline. It is a great public monument, and captures the legacy of Nelson on Yarmouth.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank padreray
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Nelson was from Norfolk and there are nods to that all over Great Yarmouth from street names to museums. But this monument, lovingly built by the people of Norfolk and initially maintained by one of his crew, is the most prominent. You can see it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joanne T
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Had been meaning to visit this monument for a long time and am so pleased to have made it. Built well before the modern surrounding industrial sites, the monument is a tribute to Norfolk's famous son. Well worth the climb - which was easier than...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wymroyal
Reviewed 29 July 2018

stopped for photos for my daughters project ,, only stopped for 10 minutes ,, statue rather dirty and in need of some TLC

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Adrian C
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Much under rated. View from top is great. It might be in the middle of the industrial estate but it's a little piece of history just waiting to be discovered.

Date of experience: August 2017
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