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Worth a visit if you're visiting Nambiti

Like many other travellers i saw the memorial on my way into the Nambiti game reserve and decided... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2019
Andrew B
Fareham, United Kingdom
Stop if you are visiting Nambiti

Situated at the northern entrance to the game park this small cemetery on the site of one of the... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Hadlow, United Kingdom
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Feb 9, 2019
“Worth a visit if you're visiting Nambiti”
Sep 16, 2018
“Stop if you are visiting Nambiti”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
| GPS Co-ords: -28.4244, 29.98259, Ladysmith, South Africa
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Reviewed February 9, 2019

Like many other travellers i saw the memorial on my way into the Nambiti game reserve and decided to take a look on the way out. I'd recommend taking a little time to visiting both the British memorial near the northern entrance to Nambiti and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Andrew B
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Situated at the northern entrance to the game park this small cemetery on the site of one of the earliest encounters of the Boer war is another telling reminder of the loss of life in a far off forgotten corner of the world. In our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 27, 2017

We passed this on the way into Nambiti, and decided to stop on the way out. Pleasantly surprised to see how well kept the Memorial is. Very simple and natural setting - made me wonder what all those young men from all over Britain must...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

well preserved historical site. natural setting is intact. easy to visualise the actual battle.well maintained.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Ayub K
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

If you are doing a tour of the Battlefields of Natal South Africa then Elandslaagte is a must. Yet another example of the stupidity of the British command at the beginning of the Anglo Boer War.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank IanEWilson
Reviewed October 17, 2016

This memorial is situated close to one of the entrance gates to Nambithi and is worth a stop. It is kept very clean and gives details some of the soldiers who were killed during this particular battle.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 29, 2016

Elandslaagte was one of the most vicious of the Anglo/Boer War battles and the memorial is a fitting reminder of this. Situated on the boundary of Nambiti Game Reserve the site, although not very well maintained, is a must for anyone who is interested in...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank John L
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Anglo Boer War. A remberance about the terrible way the British killed the Boers with lances as they were trying to escape from them. They suffered a horrible death and the English joked about it sfterwards and said the have been pig sticking the Boers.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed August 12, 2016

Visited On way into Nambiti reserve, at the memorial gate worth a 10 minute visit but not if way out of your way

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed March 4, 2016

The battlefield at Elandslaagte is somewhat difficult to get to, as part of it is enclosed by the Nambiti game reserve. When you travel on the N11 from Newcastle to Ladysmith, you will come to th Elandslaagte turnoff onvyour left. It is approximately 20 km...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank johannhamman
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