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Bright colourful monument - kids will like the gold lion & unicorn

This statue was really bright coloured and well maintained. King George III looks like he stepped... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Sydney, Australia
King George

Colourful and well maintained statue of Weymouth's most renowned visitor. Also serves as the bus... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
Yateley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You really must visit this, bring a packed lunch or use one of the many eatery’s around, i marvelled at this for around 30 seconds could have been less, well the time it took to walk past infact. Highly recommended if visiting Dorset.

Thank Toff-101
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a large statue of the mad king george 3rd. It is in middle of the road on an island. It is beautiful to see and have a sea bath as well. It is the centre point for weymouth.

Thank craigandsarah14
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is where we picked up our buses when we travelled on the open topped bus to Portland Bill and also the bus to Poole. The area is clean and tidy and once at this point you can find the staff of Weymouth shopping area...More

Thank Carole N
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This statue was really bright coloured and well maintained. King George III looks like he stepped right out of a book from the French Renaissance period, meanwhile the gold lion looks spectacular. Kids will love the unicorn, also painted beautifully. I am disappointed that the...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I didn't realise the history behind this statue but have since learnt that due to his illness he came to Weymouth for the therapeutic use of the sea and he thought it so beautiful on his first visit that it became very fashionable as a...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Colourful and well maintained statue of Weymouth's most renowned visitor. Also serves as the bus terminus.

Thank bparkercars
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Unfamiliar with the area, the statue is a great landmark for the bus terminals and busier areas of the town. I drove around the statue twice hunting for the free parking. It is an eye catching well preserved statue.

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

This well maintained statue has certainly split fellow reviewers! To me, it provides a useful landmark to everyone, whilst also acting as a trigger to those with any interest in local history to research the historical connection of George III to the town.

Thank One_of_the_BOFs
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Improves the view while you wait for your bus. Otherwise....eee, hmm, ahhh, OK thats it. Now I have to write some drivel to make this long enough.

Thank defibduncan
Reviewed 10 April 2018

There is nothing to say, it is a local monument on the promenade and also a turning point for cars and buses.

Thank Gordon855
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