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Amazing

Saw Tommy after completing a lovely walk along the beach. He is surrounded by poppy wreaths and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
boydy73
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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A Tribute to the fallen

The people of Seaham crowdfunded this great piece of art and you can it's absolutely fantastic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KennaSafc
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Seaham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw Tommy after completing a lovely walk along the beach. He is surrounded by poppy wreaths and single poppies so fitting. He is never lonely so many visitors.

Thank boydy73
Reviewed 1 week ago

The people of Seaham crowdfunded this great piece of art and you can it's absolutely fantastic. Probably the most photoed thing in all of Seaham it regularly attracts crowds. Worth a visit to see this great piece of work in the flesh.

Thank KennaSafc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very poignant and moving. Very lucky to have seen it with the poppies. Well worth a visit if you are in the area

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tommy is seated on a box near the sea and appears to be contemplating the futility of War. Powerful and thought provoking.

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Part of our regular walk is to visit Tommy. Outstanding sculpture a credit to the designer and an asset to Seaham, well worth a visit.

Thank david_mcd76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This statue of a First World War soldier known as "TOMMY" is located on the seafront at Seaham. If you are in the area you have to visit this large scale statue which can't help but make you reflect about not only the First World...More

Thank PAULDGIBSON007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from visiting WWI tommy statue at seaham like a lot of rememberance statues he is beautifully decorated with poppies only theses are stones from the nearby beach that people have painted like poppies / but it’s the ones on his uniform that get...More

Thank Padget0860
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited"Tommy" many times and never fail to be impressed and moved. He is even more poignant at this time of year. The local population should be commended for there contribution in making this area extra special for the forthcoming period of remembrance from...More

Thank stephenwM5183DF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

well worth a visit. right beside the beach across from some coffee shops. very good for photos and there are often event near

Thank Pauline B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tommy has had poppies added and a pool of blood red seaside stones at his feet to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice. The statue is much larger than I expected, and we found it very moving to reflect what he was commemorating. Excellent.

Thank Soozee
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Ann W
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Response from Normieb41 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Raylonsdale | Property representative |
Hi sr7 7eu will get you to Tommy and there is parking beside him .
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