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Its not the destination, it's the journey ...

Duke of Sutherland is a notorious historical figure and is like Marmite, but love him or loathe him... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
TonyAdnams
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Stoke on Trent
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Rewarding walk with great views

We wanted a day out where we could have a decent walk, see some great views and get a little... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
CriticalMass77
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic walk, either take the steady walk up the back of the ben or take the more strenuous walk up the front, but once at the top what a fantastic view you are getting on a good clear day, take a pack lunch...More

Thank StevenM2444
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Duke of Sutherland is a notorious historical figure and is like Marmite, but love him or loathe him this is about the walk not the destination. My wife and myself are 65 and by no means athletic but we found the walk comfortable. We will...More

Thank TonyAdnams
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Despite the calls over the years for its removal, it should remain as a monument to tyranny. The displaced tenants need a memorial!

Thank GeoffA305
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We wanted a day out where we could have a decent walk, see some great views and get a little exercise and the path up to the monument achieved all of this. First of all - parking. There is a car park in the centre...More

2  Thank CriticalMass77
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

It’s a pity I couldn’t give a lower rating. Disgusting that this murderer has a statue. Utterly disgraceful.

1  Thank Denis K
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

What a great walk remember to bring descent footwear its very good and great for your lungs wife found it hard but just go for it excellent views

Thank oman987
Reviewed 18 August 2017

An overbearing landmark that can be seen from miles it was a place that just had to be visited. My wife and I began a walk to the Sutherland statue on a blustery damp August day. Starting a the big burn car park just north...More

2  Thank Ideal1
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We didn't go up to the monument itself but it can be seen from just about anywhere in the area. Has a love or hate relationship with the town's people due to his policies.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Demolition/destruction often mentioned due to the connection with the Highland Clearances. Another point of view given to me by a local resident was - keep it there so we never forget. History as they say is written by the victor.

Thank HiggyJay
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The people around here call it "the Mannie", sort of a joke about a statue that you can see from just about anywhere around here. This Sutherland Statute is not well liked & who he was & what he did here (ending Crofts) is still...More

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