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Allied Special Forces Memorial Grove

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Gets better year on year

Need transport to get there but well worth it when you do. It is very moving and almost impossible... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cannock, United Kingdom
So peaceful

There are large memorials and small memorials, and some very nice gardens at the National Memorial... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2018
Ken J
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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The Allied Special Forces Memorial Grove is located within the National Memorial Arboretum, Croxall Road, Alrewas, Staffordshire DE13 7AR. The Grove is a place for Remembrance, Commemoration, Education and quiet contemplation. It is a living...more
National Memorial Arboretum Croxall Road, Alrewas DE13 7AR, England
+44 7929 118598
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Need transport to get there but well worth it when you do. It is very moving and almost impossible to spend time contemplating at each memorial in a day - hence the return visit. IT IS A MUST VISIT

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Reviewed July 20, 2018

There are large memorials and small memorials, and some very nice gardens at the National Memorial Arboretum. This one is very peaceful. by the river and away from the larger memorials - very nice

Thank Ken J
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Been a while since I visited here. The staff (I think they may be volunteers !) are fantastic and really knowledgable.

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Reviewed November 22, 2017

We found our visit very moving particularly the Far East area. We would suggest using the little train which goes right round the Arboretum with a commentary. Then go and see whatever is of particular interest to,you

2  Thank Maurice R
Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

Today I took my parents to visit the Arboretum. Both in their 70’s but fit enough to walk gently around the extensive grounds. Plenty of footpaths and flat grass areas no steep slopes. Wheelchair friendly and even dog friendly to an extent ! We had...More

Thank Lezwatson12
Reviewed October 20, 2017

This isn't so much a review of the Arboretum, but of the village itself - Alrewas is a magical place. The main road (A38) always bypassed it, but turn off into Main Road, dump the car and enjoy the magic. The feeling of the place...More

Thank MikeD5862
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Went to the Arboretum to see the 41 Club garden which is there amongst all the other Services related gardens and monuments Well worth a visit; very moving and memorable

1  Thank Lawrence B
Reviewed April 19, 2017

What a great place to visit. You can spend hours here. Lots to see. Nice gardens and cafe. Please make a donation if you enjoy it to keep it supported.

Thank Stockportsunlovers
Reviewed February 3, 2017

This is a marvellous place. The volunteer guides were very well informed and so helpful. Will definitely come back when the trees are in leaf.

Thank flisswhittingham
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

What a superb place to show respect to our armed forces, every aspect and faction represented. We could have spent more time their but did not realise how much there was to see and experience. We shall visit again

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