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Very strange

Worth seeing, typical Damien Hurst. Well presented, just strange as half the body is shown as... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Carol S
Interesting if not bizarre sculpture

On first impressions from the aquarium side the sculpture is impressive, however on the alternate... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came to see her on a sunny day in july and she is beautiful, fantastic piece of art and placed in a beautiful and moving spot! Powerful!

Thank Mrandmrsmcb
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A wonderful piece of art for everyone to enjoy. Strategically placed in order to bring people to the area and certainly worked with us. A must see when nearby. Easy & cheap parking

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was really interested to visit the statue of Verity, and read the story behind the iconic piece of art.

Thank Paolo P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Can't say I'm over impressed . Looks like a weirdo artist had à go then lost it in a scrap yard followed by someone thinking oh ok donate it . Well sorry to say it's in a bad area to visit . Everyone who seen...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Worth seeing, typical Damien Hurst. Well presented, just strange as half the body is shown as internal organs including a foetus

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s like marmite, you’ll love it or hate it. At the end of the day it’s a statue, you’ll come across it by the harbour area so you’ll not need to go hunting for it. Worth a look if in the area but don’t bother...More

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit to Ilfracombe to see this Statue. Harbour and shops nice too, also many boat trips. Excellent day out

Thank zahrah
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is like marmite you either hate it or love it its meant to be justice for the unborn child and attracts lots of tourist s

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On first impressions from the aquarium side the sculpture is impressive, however on the alternate side it exposes the inner workings of the female form in pregnancy, the work would be better placed in the Tate Modern or an enclosed space rather than where the...More

Thank WYBMAPIITY
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning peice of art! Make sure you view from all angles, and read the information board.

Thank Carol K
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Response from Jack C | Reviewed this property |
A seagull? Better a giant pastry
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Response from steph501962 | Reviewed this property |
Couldn't agree more. We have named her Vile Verity! Emperors new clothes springs to mind!!
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