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Address: Plaistow Green Road | Crich Stand, Crich DE4 5DP, England
Phone Number: ++44(0)1773 852350
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Don't miss this:Fantastic views across 4 counties

This memorial is sited on very high hill overlooking the counties that the Sherwood Foresters Regiment was raised from. The tower and light can be see for miles at night. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Bath, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This memorial is sited on very high hill overlooking the counties that the Sherwood Foresters Regiment was raised from. The tower and light can be see for miles at night. The views are stunning in the day and at night as the whole area is laid out before you. Pick a clear day and take binoculars (a compass and map... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

this was excellent and worth the walk, the views from the top of the monument were breath taking the history was informative and plenty of benches to sit for awhile and reflect. lovely walk up to the monument flower pots line the road and there is a little log cabin to buy tea/coffee snacks and ice creams plenty of history... More 

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
18 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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66 reviews 66 reviews
8 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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30 helpful votes 30 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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244 reviews 244 reviews
35 attraction reviews
222 helpful votes 222 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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8 reviews 8 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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80 helpful votes 80 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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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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