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First time at the King's feet since 1956

William III's statue is one of those memories from childhood that never seem to go. It was at his... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
gl8246
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Medway
History is always interesting

Always take time to read about the history of monuments, exhibits or whatever this country is... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Kathryn R
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 weeks ago
“First time at the King's feet since 1956”
10 Nov 2017
“History is always interesting”
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King William 3 The Strand, Brixham TQ5 8EH, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

William III's statue is one of those memories from childhood that never seem to go. It was at his feet that I queued with my grandparents for the ferry to cross the bay to Torquay after we had ridden round on an opentop bus. I...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

Nice statue well placed for tourists in the quayside to read a little bit about a very important moment in British history. Prince William of Orange was invited by British noblemen to come and be King Of Great Britain in 1688 to replace the much...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

A great piece of local history. Prefect spot to sit down by and enjoy an ice cream of box of chips, while watching the boats.

1  Thank Thekilpinfamily
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This was a best location in Brixham, easy to spot on, and good history of England, it makes how special Brixham is, even it is just a small village.

1  Thank sading l
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Statue of William of Orange with a potted history of his landing at Brixham. Very interesting. Worth stopping to admire on your way round the harbour.

1  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 11 May 2018

The statue commemorates the landing of William of Orange and his armies of 20,000 or more men, plus slaves etc in 1688 on his way to march on London and replace James II as King.

1  Thank KayBristol
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

The statue is situated in the middle of Brixham Harbour. Tells the story of William of Orange attempt to take the throne of England from Charles II. Take time to read the information, it is interesting.

2  Thank michael t
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Always take time to read about the history of monuments, exhibits or whatever this country is full of them all very interesting.

1  Thank Kathryn R
Reviewed 18 October 2017

A large statue commemorating Protestant King William's landing in Devon over three hundred years ago. The face of the statue has rather strange angular features and it would be helpful to have a few more historical notes made available.

1  Thank KuleDude
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This statue is near the spot where William of Orange came ashore in 1688 on his way to London to claim the throne. There are a number of statues around the harbour area in Brixham , the harbour area is a very pleasant place to...More

Thank k r
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