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Nelson's Monument

Great Yarmouth, England
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Hidden monument

Spotted this monument from a near by amusement park and it reminded me that I wanted to go have a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steven S
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"A neglected and often overlooked monument!"

Well worth the short detour to explore this iconic reminder of Gt. Yarmouth's naval heritage and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Great Yarmouth, England
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"industrial estate"
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"trafalgar square"
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"worth a visit"
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"bit out of the way"
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"information boards"
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"his life"
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"sea front"
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"scroby sands"
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"run down"
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"gt yarmouth"
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"britannia"
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"columns"
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"shame"
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"history"
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"norfolk"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spotted this monument from a near by amusement park and it reminded me that I wanted to go have a look at it at some point so I thought I would go while it was fresh in my memory. When I got there the monument...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the short detour to explore this iconic reminder of Gt. Yarmouth's naval heritage and Norfolk's greatest son.

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Nelson's Monument is on thevery far end of Yarmouth seafront so easily missed. A very imposing statue it is to with Britannia on the top. Well worth a look just for the history.

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

The nelson monument stand proud in a industrial estate but back last August was the 200th anniversary of the monument people dressed in period army clothes etc. it was most spectacular. In the summer at certain times the monument is open to the public a...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

When in Gt Yarmouth I visited the monument and what a Trophy to the man it is intended for, I understand it is open at certain times but unfortunately this time it was not open.

Thank Tad666
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Unexpected monument, information boards and worth a look if somewhat out of the way, in rather an industrial area.

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

As a young boy our family would take annual holidays in Great Yarmouth staying in a static caravan on the South Denes site. While visiting again with my granddaughter thought I would revisit South Denes and see what the area looks like fifty five years...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

It's a monument, pretty much all really. A massive concrete column built in memory of Admiral Nelson, now surrounded by dilapidated industrial units. Some good myths and old wives tales behind this. One story goes that, the designer asked it to be built facing out...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

Hard to find, but worth the effort. The monument is tucked away in the old quayside, best accessed via the promenade road (travel South from the centre)

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

It's interesting to discover Nelson's ties to Norfolk and Great Yarmouth, and this monument is worth a visit if you're interested in history. Unfortunately this landmark is located well within the industrial estate, which takes away some of its charm.

Thank Matt A
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