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National Memorial Arboretum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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INSPIRING AND MOVING EXPERIENCE

I have been many times to the Arboretum as we live close by in Staffordshire. We last went... read more

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John M
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Shenstone
So moving

This evening we have been to see the Illuminated Arboretum. This is a new attraction for them... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rosemary B
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Derby, 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...more
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Croxall Road, Alrewas DE13 7AR, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been many times to the Arboretum as we live close by in Staffordshire. We last went recently and again it was a very memorable experience. I was born in April 1939 and have many memories of being pushed under the stairs with a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This evening we have been to see the Illuminated Arboretum. This is a new attraction for them, starting this year. It was amazing! Over 5 miles of cable and lights, transformed the Arboretum into a very moving experience. A good night out for old and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Rosemary B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Free to get in. Ability to walk round on your own or take the land train at a small cost for a 50 minute auditory tour Cafe reasonably priced, with volunteers clearing tables as they are vacated Dogs welcome Site constantly dedicating more memorials. Will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 423dancer
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed our visit, we used the land train for our tour it was very interesting and informative. We had lunch there, a very tasty soup and excellent sandwiches. We will go again in better weather and walk around so we can view the memorials...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Janet_Waring1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked a buggy tour and two course meal for my Nan & grandads anniversary. We met our tour guide, who volunteers, and our buggy which was gratefully full of blankets to keep us warm. Bryan was very knowledgable and amazed us all with everything...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I hadn’t been to the NMA for a few years but was up visiting a friend who lived close by so we went for a visit. The last time I visited most of the trees were saplings so it was great to see an arboretum...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank M_H8816
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic venue....Fantastic road travel, the Aspects business conference centre is superb, great facilities, fantastic catering and friendly expert staff.....of all the conference venues I've been to, and there have been many, this is by far the best!!! Highly recommended and I hope to use over...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Hayley P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A place for your own contemplation, and interesting to walk around the various areas. Took walking shoes as once you are off the main path there are interesting areas. Shot at Dawn talk was interesting.. Walked around and stayed for 2 hours. thank you...

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank NikJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a lovely peaceful place to visit. You couldn't do it in one day. Nice new visitors centre and always something new to see well recommended do visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The thought and quality of consideration that went into developing this wonderful Memorial is a tribute to those who lost their lives during the Great Wars, and other conflicts. A very emotional and outstanding memory to those, who we should be so proud and grateful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ajveric6590
October 29, 2018|
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Response from memorialarboretum | Property representative |
Hi, many thanks for your query. Our parking meters take cash only. However, if you're struggling to make payment by cash you can purchase parking with a card at the welcome desk.
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Vacation757390
October 29, 2018|
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Response from memorialarboretum | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your question. We won't be holding an event specifically to mark this occasion. However, we do have a memorial onsite which remembers those who lost their lives on the Suez Maru. It's located near to the Far... More
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648barryf
July 24, 2018|
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Response from memorialarboretum | Property representative |
Hi Barry, Thanks for your question, we don't allow people to cycle around the Arboretum grounds. We have a number of cycle racks at the entrance of our building where you can securely store your bike if you choose to visit.
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