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National Memorial Arboretum

Croxall Road | Alrewas, Lichfield DE13 7AR, England
+44 1283 245100
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Stunning venue

This is the most cared for and friendly place in the area for contemplating relaxing or whatever... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ian G
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Lichfield, England, United Kingdom
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An emotional and historical visit

Very peaceful and serene. Well kept gardens and surroundings.I found the experience very emotional... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
legalangel
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Chester, United Kingdom
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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.
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Croxall Road | Alrewas, Lichfield DE13 7AR, England
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+44 1283 245100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the most cared for and friendly place in the area for contemplating relaxing or whatever takes your pleasure. Stunning new visitors centre. The car paring is on site at £3. Great meals a touch pricey but a good meal.

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very peaceful and serene. Well kept gardens and surroundings.I found the experience very emotional and calming. Good food on offer and nice gift shop.

Thank legalangel
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited yesterday 25/07/17. What an amazing experience and a must see place. Had around 6 hours here and it just was not enough time to see everything that this place has to offer. Their are over 300 memorials here and some of them are just...More

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took older friends who wanted to visit and took the opportunity of booking (on-line) an electric buggy for friend to use which was very helpful as the site covers 150 acres. We started our visit with the land train ride which takes you along...More

Thank PostiePat
Reviewed 4 days ago

A visit here I suggest is not enough several are required to fully appreciate the sacrifice made by many for those that are alive today. When I see what has become of a once Great Proud Nation I fear it was not worth the pain....More

Thank James H
Reviewed 5 days ago

The memorial gardens pay tribute to all regiments and people who took part in fighting for us. So well kept and so much to see and do.

Thank hazelr701
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic to walk round and see all the different memorials and the history surrounding them. Well worth a visit and go to the restaurant theres plenty of choice at reasonable prices

Thank parry1944
Reviewed 5 days ago

Family get-together for afternoon tea in the restaurant, having visited the Arboretum sometime ago but there are clearly more exhibitions to see which will be for another day. The afternoon tea is good value at £17 for two and is served on 3-tier stands. Due...More

Thank Anita H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent 5 hours at this lovely memorial and it is truly a fitting tribute to all those who have served this country. We spoke with a number of volunteers (of which there are 250 and mostly ex-service personnel) and every one was passionate about...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Met friends here over the late May Bank Holiday. The site is huge with lots to see for people of all ages. It's peaceful but not silent. Our sons are both in cubs and really enjoyed looking at the Scouting memorial. They also enjoyed the...More

Thank EmmieLouH
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johnagrots
June 29, 2017|
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Response from memorialarboretum | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. A direct bus service operated by Midland Classic operates between Burton upon Trent and Lichfield, the service stops in the nearby village of Alrewas, approximately a 20-minute walk from the... More
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Janette E
March 12, 2017|
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Response from mitzi12016 | Reviewed this property |
Any time you go you will feel the atmosphere that is all round this wonderful place The car park can look busy but once inside the place is so big it does not seem crowded
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