Cerne Abbas Giant (National Trust)

Standing at 180ft tall, this is Britain’s largest chalk hill figure. It is also our most controversial. Many theories surround the giant’s identity. Is it an ancient symbol of spirituality? The Greco-Roman hero Hercules? Or a mockery of Oliver Cromwell? Local folklore has long held it to be an aid to fertility.

Cerne Abbas, Dorset, DT2 7AL
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