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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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A Wonderful Memorial

I don't have the words to describe, or at least not to do it justice. So peaceful, such a special... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
DrivePhil
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Worcester, United Kingdom
Magnificent

I intended spending two hours at the NMA, I arrived at 9am and left at 3pm and even then I dragged... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
D4V1S72
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Brighton, 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 3 days ago

I don't have the words to describe, or at least not to do it justice. So peaceful, such a special place. The entrance is spacious and airy, with plenty of volunteers on hand to help and advise. We'd picked a quiet day a Thursday in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I intended spending two hours at the NMA, I arrived at 9am and left at 3pm and even then I dragged myself away and will be returning with friends! The volunteers are brilliant and in particular David who displays a passion and thorough knowledge of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The National Memorial Arboretum is a great idea and its lovely expansive landscape, buildings, diverse memorials and settings are so fitting for somewhere to remember. We have visited here several times as we have a remembrance tile for my Father-in-Law at the Halton Grove RAF...More

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

The National Memorial Arboretum was a beautiful tribute to all that have served this nation. I encourage others to visit this expansive place of peace and remembrance.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

12 months to the day, I made a return visit - again on public transport but this time got it totally right. The weather was very cold and freezing rain forecast but my spirits were not to be dampened. I was there soon after 10am...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on New Years Day. I wasn't prepared for the emotion I felt when we entered the site. The Armed Forces Memorial made me cry and I am not ashamed to admit it. The bronze figures are so life like. The volunteer on site...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Noreen E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a while since we last came, and this time its winter and it is just as moving. The armed forces memorial is now finished and is so impressive as is the visitor centre. It is free to enter and whatever else you pay for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Derek H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited several times before but took the grandchildren this time. Massive site but land train is available for those of limited mobility. Mainly military memorials ( we realised just how little we knew about the sacrifices made on our behalf) but there are individual memorials....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us visited in July on a really hot day. It was enormous and we must have walked for hours. It covered every aspect of all the wars worldwide, nobody was forgotten even Deserters that were shot at dawn and Post Traumatic Stress victims...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A truly remarkable place to visit We went very early as it was Remembrance Sunday Never shall we forget them!!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
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iandomingo
January 8, 2019|
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Response from memorialarboretum | Property representative |
Hi, buses run from the bus station across the road from Lichfield City train station to Alrewas village. Presently this service is operated by Midland Classic, a full detailed timetable including bus service numbers is... More
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ajveric6590
October 29, 2018|
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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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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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