11 Hilariously Bad Reviews Of Your Favourite UK Tourist Destinations

The Tower of London is "old". Ben Nevis is "too high". Cheers, TripAdvisor!
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Be warned that if you go to climb Ben Nevis – the highest mountain in the UK – it’s going to be pretty high. That’s the takeaway from a recent TripAdvisor review, which says the mountain is “too steep”. Well, what did you expect?

TripAdvisor has a wealth of comedy reviews if you’re willing to look hard enough. Several have even been doing the rounds on Twitter, so we decided to dig out a few more. You wouldn’t want to get your staycation wrong, now.

The majority of these UK tourist destinations had thousands of positive reviews, but there are always a few people who like to point out the negatives.

Here’s our pick of the most invaluable ones.

1. Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the UK, is ‘too high’.

2. The Tower of London, founded in 1066, is ‘old’.

3. Hever Castle gets one star from someone who’s ... never been there.

4. Big Ben is ‘just a big clock’ (without a bar).

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5. Stonehenge, prehistoric monument and UNESCO World Heritage Site, is meaningless.

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6. The London Eye’s view is one-star ‘fantastic’.

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7. Edinburgh Castle is ‘massive’ but ‘boring’.

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8. The Roman Baths are ’99% late Victorian’.

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9. Arthur’s Seat doesn’t have any chairs.

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10. Mount Snowdon is quite the climb.

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11. Dreamland Margate is *not* a dream.

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