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somber and uplifting at the same time

Beachwood has our national cemetery with in it. Our Canadian troops are laid to rest with this... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Ottawa, Canada

Ottawa's largest and most historic cemetary. Besides many politicians being buried here for over a... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Beachwood has our national cemetery with in it. Our Canadian troops are laid to rest with this cemetery and are honoured there.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Ottawa's largest and most historic cemetary. Besides many politicians being buried here for over a hundred years, it is also the national cemetary for police and military members.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank DanielC2436
Reviewed June 13, 2018

I enjoy walking through old cemeteries and taking photos. This cemetery is much like a park. Beautiful old trees, across from the reception building there is a pond and gazebo, it's just a peaceful area. There is a Chinese section, an RCMP section and Canada's...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Karen C
Reviewed April 29, 2018

I came across the Beechwood Cemetery one day when going for a drive. It is the largest cemetery I have ever visited, with several very different sections, and beauty at every turn. Fall is my favourite time to visit, when the many maple trees have...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Booklady28
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Some of my relatives have a headstone and are buried here. This is a surprising gem in the middle of our Capital city. Ride or walk through and you'll see. I won't be able to describe it all - and I wouldn't want to -...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Living nearby we frequently visit this outstanding location to enjoy our frequent walks. The cemetery is one of Ottawa's oldest and largest and is non-denominational. It is home to the National war cemetery, the RCMP and Ottawa police cemetery as well as being the final...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dennis B
Reviewed July 19, 2017

We were here recently for the funeral service of a friend. From the moment we entered the grounds we were most impressed with the grounds. This place is huge, with flower beds and trees meticulously cared for. It is just plain beautiful. As for the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Willrude
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Beechwood is at least 4 different cemeteries; National Military, National Police, Chinese and 'old' Ottawans. A beautiful peaceful place well kept. Large building with many chapels as you enter the cemetery. The National Military section is as it should be, sombre and meticulously laid out...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank im44
Reviewed November 8, 2016

It is the resting place for more than 75000 people and many of them important Canadian figures, from politicians to soldiers killed in the line of duty. It is a must see if you visit Ottawa

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank thor2705
Reviewed September 25, 2016

A group of friends and I took advantage of the Beechwood Cemetery Stroll which is a guided tour given by a volunteer historian. The tour lasted almost 2 hours and took us around the grounds of the cemetery. Our guide was a wonderful man who...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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May 7, 2017|
Response from cmroberts4 |
Is there bus service to the cemetery?