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Address: Plaistow Green Road | Crich Stand, Crich DE4 5DP, England
Phone Number: ++44(0)1773 852350
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Fantastic views

The road to the memorial was closed so I couldn't drive to it, but I was able to walk up to it and then see the fantastic views across Derbyshire. This is a truly magnificent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The road to the memorial was closed so I couldn't drive to it, but I was able to walk up to it and then see the fantastic views across Derbyshire. This is a truly magnificent memorial to the men of the Sherwood Foresters that can be seen from many parts of the surrounding countryside. Hopeful, I shall be able to... More 

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This is on a high point in Crich so can be seen in the surrounding area. Great views from the top. Nice to know that the soldiers sacrifice was commemorated in this way.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Good parking and make sure you have change for entry There isnt much to do and see but what there is,is breathtaking Please be aware the area us fenced and meshed due to a massive drop,id ensure you dogs are leashed and that children dont wander to the edge unattended Take some binoculars and a camera

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46 reviews 46 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We love it here, we don't live too far away and on all our country walks we always try to spot Crich Tower. We had a lovely picnic and watched the men playing their bagpipes which may I add was fantastic entertainment our boys age 1 and 2 loved it. The car park is only £1.50 and you can stay... More 

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Peak District National Park, United Kingdom
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236 reviews 236 reviews
35 attraction reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The location is excellent with sweeping views of the countryside these young men defended so bravely.

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I'm from Derbyshire in fact I lived within miles of this place for the first half of my life. Glad I came home to visit this wonderful place. First Crich ... not "Critch" is a lovely village. Come here but don't tell too many people as it is a Derbyshire gem. The stand or monument as it has become recently... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A 'must visit' spot offering views of many counties on a good weather day. Very sobering to read the names of all the fallen, particularly those from the sad Blair-induced wars of recent times. A fitting memorial for truly brave men and for one of the great Regiments.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I live a few miles from Crich Stand and can see it from my house.This memorial to soldiers of the Sherwood Foresters and the regiments that have replaced them is set in a stunning location above the village of Crich. If you are lucky to be there on a sunny day then the views are spectacular, but even on a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I feel I must correct the title for this Memorial. The Memorial is that of the SHERWOOD FORESTERS, dedicated to the 11,409 Foresters from WW1 and 1520 Foresters from WW2 who made the supreme sacrifice, The WORCESTERSHIRE & SHERWOOD FORESTERS (WFR), and further dedicated to the fallen of the MERCIAN REGIMENT, of which WFR form the second battalion. This may... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

this memorial whilst primarily a war memorial is a great place to visit. £2 in the honesty box and you can have a look at the memorial then climb up the actual tower. the views on a clear day are awesome. radcliffe on trent power station and beyond to the east and to the north you look out over rolling... More 

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