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Shame about the graffiti

Interesting statue to George the 3 rd painted in bright colours but spoilt by the graffiti on the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
pedlyn
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Aylsham, United Kingdom
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We came across this statue while walking along the prom. It is in a good location, this is where... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
oakley2013
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Corby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you go to weymouth seafront you can not miss the statue its in the middle of a road it is well maintained and very colourful.

Thank Sarahh672
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lifesize excellent statue of the King who started it all of at Weymouth. Pretty sure King George himself would be pleased.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting statue to George the 3 rd painted in bright colours but spoilt by the graffiti on the bottom of the plinth

Thank pedlyn
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

When you come to Weymouth you can’t fail to notice this statue of mad King George. It is bright and colourful and well maintained. My daughter loved the unicorn.

Thank Towers1991
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We came across this statue while walking along the prom. It is in a good location, this is where all the buses stop. Lots of people taking photos.

Thank oakley2013
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This statue is an obstruction in the esplanade and of a King we try to forget. Maybe USA citizens are interested as they successfullky revolted under his reign.

Thank ChimneyCorner
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

This monument is well situated and a clear landmark for every visitor. It is also well looked after and maintained. My score is based on the disappointment in its design.....monuments should be 3 dimension and a joy to walk around....this one I am afraid did...More

Thank St4ontour
Reviewed 8 September 2018

An impressive statue in a prominent location, on The Esplanade, surrounded by some interesting buildings.

Thank roypat2
Reviewed 6 September 2018

As it was the king who was responsible you should take a minute or two to admire his statue at the 'town' end of the Esplanade.

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

You really must visit this, bring a packed lunch or use one of the many eatery’s around, i marvelled at this for around 30 seconds could have been less, well the time it took to walk past infact. Highly recommended if visiting Dorset.

Thank Toff-101
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