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Cerne Abbas Giant

Cerne Abbas, England
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What a Big Boy !!

Car parking nearby. Ideal dog walk as you can roam all round the area. Steep hills so be careful... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Interesting hill figure

The Cerne Giant is a figure of unknown age carved into the side of a hill near the village of Abbas... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Car parking nearby. Ideal dog walk as you can roam all round the area. Steep hills so be careful. His spear is 120feet long so not sure how big he is - as always a good talking point !!

Thank btbl
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Cerne Giant is a figure of unknown age carved into the side of a hill near the village of Abbas in Dorset. The figure was made by digging it's outline in a 2 foot trough and filling it with chalk. There are many theories...More

Thank CFofLL
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the area, swing by to see the naked giant. If you have to seriously go out of your way, better don't. The giant can be seen well from the car park. We took a hike up at which point you only...More

Thank lilgreenwoman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really pleasant drive towards the giant, the village of Cerne Abbas is also definitely worth a stroll around if you get a chance. Free parking, best seen from the little lay by. Once you've seen it, that's kind of it but we didn't regret...More

1  Thank Suzy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in the area on business so couldn't resist taking time out to view the Giant from the view point car park. It was a gloomy day but the Giant stood out and there is an excellent plaque giving the history etc. I'll be...More

Thank Watchman077
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Finally got to visit this ancient wonder only to find that you could hardly view it due to neglect. Real shame and disappointment especially as it is part of The National Trust of which I have such a high regard.

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We walked from the car park near the village hall up to the Giant on the hill. A steady walk until you get to the hill, then quite steep. Brilliant views. You can't see the Giant very clearly. Best view is from the lay-by coming...More

Thank TomGuppy
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Just a quick stop for a photo. Angle of Hill makes getting a decent view almost impossible from the ground. You can walk around it on the hill itself but that would seem even more pointless.

Thank Cheekycockney190757
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Cerne Abbas in Dorset is a most engaging village with a 17th century church and a ruined abbey. As it was drizzling, we did not hike the hill. The Giant or Rude Man (there is no doubt about the gender) is eye-catching and easily visible...More

Thank Celia O
Reviewed 3 April 2017

As I did not have a lot of time I did not walk to the Giant but I views from the viewing area. Gives a good understanding of how the Giant got there and a good place to stop to take photos.

Thank laurasavill
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