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National Memorial Arboretum

Croxall Road | Alrewas, Lichfield DE13 7AR, England
+44 1283 792333
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Lichfield
Type: Gardens
Owner description: The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK's year-round centre of Remembrance. With 150 acres of beautiful woodland and gardens to explore and over 300... more » Owner description: The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK's year-round centre of Remembrance. With 150 acres of beautiful woodland and gardens to explore and over 300 unique memorials to see, you're sure to be fascinated by our many memorials and the amazing stories and symbolism behind them. Entry is free. To help you make the most of your visit; guided walks, tours and trails, learning activities, exhibitions, a restaurant and a gift shop are also available. « less
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

this is a dramatic and ever growing park full of dedications and remembrances for all the services who gave their lives for us

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Burton-on-Trent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

I think Everyone should visit our National Memorial Arboretum especially school outings so the generations will never forget what the heroes of ours & allied nations gave their lives for The gardens are a beautiful place to remember the sacrifices made by all of our armed forces & our friends, It is a massive area and will take all day... More

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Luton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Wanted to visit since it was opened. It is so worth the visit, we went with our friends both guys being ex servicemen. We found names of people we knew on the main memorial & I found memorial plaques for the regiment one of my uncles was with in WW1 & one for the naval division another was with in... More

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
31 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Everyone should go here. It makes you think about how lucky we are to have so many young people who are willing to lay down their lives for this wonderful country. A peaceful place, amongst stunning trees where you can have some quiet contemplation or a delicious lunch and listen to the Band. A place to think about others.

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Desborough, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

The National memorial at the arboretum give you a feeling of being on hallowed ground no matter what your religion.or indeed complete lack of one. The gardens are peaceful,the memorial is a reminder of the sacrifices made by our and our allied armed forces. Entry is free {£3.00} carparking. To see everything a whole day is needed it is a... More

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Liversedge, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We visited this place a while ago with my husband who used to be in the RAF and I wanted to see the memorial place where my friend's son was killed in action whilst in Afghanistan (along with the dog).

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This is a superb place to visit. Separate memorials in the landscaped grounds surround the main feature, remembering all those who have died in service of their country. Especially recommended is the Polish memorial, where you can be reminded of the huge sacrifices made by this country and its people during the last century, so that Europe could be a... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Decided to follow instructions on website and use public transport to get there from Lichfield. Left bus at Alrewas and followed driver's instructions to cross A38 and follow signs. That was memorable but we survived although the '15 minute' walk took about 30 minutes along a busy road with no pavement and an uneven grass verge. Some others on the... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Whether you have any connection with the armed services or not, this is the most peaceful,beautiful well thought out living memorial. Since one of our party is not too mobile, we chose to have the VIP package which includes a guided tour with a senior guide aboard a six seater buggy. It is yours for the day and they will... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Well laid out over large site but good location services and a nice train around the site for identifying areas worthy of further exploration.

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