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The town of Bayeux, in Normandy, lies 30 kilometres north-west of Caen. Bayeux War Cemetery is situated in the south-western outskirts of the town on the by-pass (D5), which is named Boulevard Fabian Ware. On the opposite side of the road stands the...more
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1945 boulevard Fabian Ware, 14400, Bayeux, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Respectful visit. Very sad to read the graves, the young lifes lost. Each stone tells a story of a loved one. I felt very privileged to visit this place. Well kept. Very moving experience.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well maintained with some interesting commentary boards around. Parking very close by. Couldn’t pass without paying respects.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank bwcbec100
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the largest military cemetery for British soldiers who lost their lives in 1944 - over 4000 of them. It was lovely to see how well maintained the grounds and the graves were. Very sad to see how young they all were - some...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank LeicestershireDex
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful war cemetery, very well kept and so moving to walk through. As all CWGC sites, it is kept in superb condition which in its self is a tribute to the men buried here. A must visit if you are touring the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 382JaneC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We never cease to be amazed and humbled by the effort put in by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in the upkeep of our cemeteries across the World, and this is no exception. Close to 5000, not just Commonwealth but other Allies and even Germans...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tripeagle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the largest British WW2 cemetery in France and as usual is beautifully kept and laid out. As always there are some heartbreaking graves to be seen, including one of a 17 year old soldier. Whilst that was unusual there are many aged 19...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MariaDavidRobinson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sad experience of course, but the cemetery is maintained at a high level - as appropriate. Worth a visit to honor and remember those who gave so much for the rest of us.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautifully maintained war graves cemetery dedicated to those who made the ultimate sacrifice defending France and fighting for freedom. Contains many graves including that of the Germans. You can download a map onto your phone giving the locations of the graves of the various...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully maintained cemetery. Pretty flowers among numerous gravestones. Very inspiring to read individual gravestones. Primarily for British military personnel buried in the cemetery but military from other nations are also buried here. The grounds are in immaculate condition. A real tribute to those who sacrificed...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to a cemetery for our kids - we’d been concerned they might be too young (10-12) but they responded very well with some really touching thoughts and questions. I think it really drove home the messages they had picked up of the scale...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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May 12, 2017|
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Response from CorinthianExeter | Reviewed this property |
Don't know if this is a bit late, but we stayed in the Premier Classe in Bayeux, about €42 a night for a room (didn't bother with breakfast but I've heard it's good). It's clean and comfortable and about 10 minutes walk from... More
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I am sorry I do not know. But would assume no due to the nature of the site.
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all british graves war in france and belgium both first and second war are free and a real must see
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