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Interesting view

I had a lovely walk along the beach/promenade. It's beginning to slowly get better and a cleaner... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rachael Y
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It's Different!

It is different - and will divide opinion - but you should visit if you're nearby, and make your... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had a lovely walk along the beach/promenade. It's beginning to slowly get better and a cleaner environment to go to newbiggin it's beautiful on a sunny day m

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is different - and will divide opinion - but you should visit if you're nearby, and make your own mind up. The town is small, workaday, and has a great links golf course and an interesting and ancient church on a headland, which it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the sculptures, both sea and land based. However the whole effect was ruined by a) the land based version was suffering from neglect, the grass not cut, flower beds full of weeds and the benches needed a coat of paint. b) the view of...More

Thank 545pad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a nice sunny day It's lovely to walk along the promenade to see the couple's statue. I'm not sure of the history behind it, but it's a nice vocal point.

Thank Shoelacef
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 5 days in a b&b overlooking the bay and the statues. My partner thought they were real to begin with, at first glance. The scale of them only become apparent when a seagull landed near them. They very much enhanced our stay...More

Thank OldCurmudgeon504148
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This couple looking out to sea forever it was so different never seem anything like this before someone had good imagination.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great to see interesting art work in such an unassuming place. We are both painters and really loved having a view of this from the window of our room in the old ship inn. It seems this little town has a thriving arts community

Thank Ted K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lovely bay of Newbiggin by the Sea is now dominated by two huge figures on rocks in the bay. The thing is to find the equivalent small statues in the middle of the promenade - exquisitely designed and depicting two ordinary members of the...More

Thank Ian K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Why oh why does anybody think that this is worth ruining a beautiful view for? Somebody somewhere has paid for this. Very sad!

Thank Joanne T
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Curious statue out at sea. The surrounding area is not of interest - not to us anyway! Worth stopping for 5 mins to check out the statue, then go somewhere more interesting instead....!

Thank Lisa H
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