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Stopped off in Skipton for a couple of hours. Visited Freddie Truman statue. You don't need long to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cmowen64
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Good old Freddie Trueman

It was a pleasure to see at first hand this wonderful sculpture of this very typical Yorkshireman... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
107123
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are a cricket lover, you must pay tribute as it were. Love him or hate him, he is a notable part of cricket history. It is maybe not the greatest likeness but it is quite a dynamic statue and certainly in a lovely...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped off in Skipton for a couple of hours. Visited Freddie Truman statue. You don't need long to look at it, but it is situated in a lovely area of Skipton, right by the canal side. Boat trips can be had from here. I've creams...More

Thank cmowen64
Reviewed 6 August 2018

It was a pleasure to see at first hand this wonderful sculpture of this very typical Yorkshireman. He would often retort "You can always tell a Yorkshireman' but oyu can't tell him much!!!

Thank 107,123
Reviewed 22 May 2018

This is a magnificent sculpture of this Yorkshire legend, which exactly captures the style and character of the cricketing great. The shirt sleeve, the grimace and the wild hair cause by the run up is truly wonderful. If this is an 'average statue' as one...More

2  Thank Ingleborough1359
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Good location on the canal basin so can watch the boats. Whether it is a good likeness or not, I do not know as never met the man, so an average statue in an unusual pose.

1  Thank 938fjg
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Fantastic status which captures the motion and character of this Yorkshire legend. Beautiful setting.

1  Thank gelvisblue
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Very nice location at Skipton canal basin. Nice place to sit and relax. You can hang your coat on the arm of this awful statue of a not very nice man and eat your fish and chips whilst watching the boats.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 8 October 2017

situated on the side of the Leeds-Liverpool canal is this lovely statue of Fiery Fred Trueman - a true Yorkshireman. the sculpture has certainly captured the mood and movement of this renowned Yorkshire legend

Thank JOHN04LEEDS
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Full of action, we loved this work of art. Do try to see it if you are in the area. Well positioned by the canal basin.

Thank Roger F
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Great statue of a great man. You can sit and watch the boats go by and think of some of the great matches that Freddie played in.

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