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Impressive

This huge plinth and sculpture really standout on the skyline. It is a great public monument, and... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
padreray
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Thetford, United Kingdom
Impressive monument on a back street

Nelson was from Norfolk and there are nods to that all over Great Yarmouth from street names to... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Joanne T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Started walking towards this. Miles from pier it seems. As we neared it appeared to be behind wooden hoardings so we turned back as toddler getting grumpy. Looks interesting, but badly placed.

Thank Ali0818
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Their is free parking near to the monument but beware it is a long walk into the main shopping street REGENT ST.. But this is a great monument to honour NELSON and also not far away is the NELSON MUSEUM which has loads of NELSON...More

Thank FOOTIEMAN187045
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Spotted this monument from a near by amusement park and it reminded me that I wanted to go have a look at it at some point so I thought I would go while it was fresh in my memory. When I got there the monument...More

1  Thank Steven S
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Well worth the short detour to explore this iconic reminder of Gt. Yarmouth's naval heritage and Norfolk's greatest son.

Thank Hugh N
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