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Sherwood Foresters Regiment Memorial

Plaistow Green Road | Crich Stand, Crich DE4 5DP, England
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Crich
Type: Historic Sites, Monuments/ Statues
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English first
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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19 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
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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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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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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Derby
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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DERBYSHIRE UK
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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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Singapore
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129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We were visiting friends in Bakewell and Matlock area and made a small detour to check out this viewpoint on the map. What a pleasant surprise, the view of the countryside was fantastic. The staff tending the ground are very nice and we bought some refreshment from the little cafe. There is no obvious parking lots other than for the... More

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

As I travel the country as a retired Marine Officer I often stop if I see a memorial be it a larger struture or one of more modest build , be it national or just a village remembering. I have the say the Mericans Regimental is one of the most striking quite an inspiring visit

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

i have been to crich stand hundreds of times as a child and now as a parent take my daughter so we don't forget what our local hero's did for us. having been a serving soldier myself its nice to see how well maintained it is the resident people who look after it on site are really nice and did... More

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