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Brookwood Cemetery

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Address: Glades House Cemetery Pales, Woking GU24 0BL, England
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+44 1483 472222
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8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Peaceful, reflective place to visit

I haven't yet been to the "civilian" side of the cemetery. I've only visited the military side with some friends. However, it's still a lovely place to walk around, learn things... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Momma B
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Denton, TX USA
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Denton, TX USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I haven't yet been to the "civilian" side of the cemetery. I've only visited the military side with some friends. However, it's still a lovely place to walk around, learn things, and make observations. The staff in the American section is very knowledgeable and helpful; they'll tell you some really interesting things about some of the people buried (and even... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Since Brookwood Cemetery has gone back into Woking Borough Council's care, the amount of work being carried out is amazing. Headstones have been regained after years of neglect where flora and fauna had taken over. I see it improving on every visit. It is somewhere to gather your thoughts, see sadness when you read a headstone of someone taken well... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the cemetery with two friends from Australia who had flown in the previous day. We all found the grounds very peaceful and full of birdsong. The sculptures on the graves was very interesting and often quite charming. It is possible to drive through the Cemetary or just take a walk. Well worth a visit

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Thank brianhales2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017

Brookwood Cemetery is an amazingly large area of tranquil green space with well-defined walkways and good car parking. It contains some truly outstanding examples of Victorian & Gothic memorials - some remarkably well preserved - which was my main interest. There are several more recent Mausoleum developments & areas dedicated to particular religious groups with an on-site Monastery too. And... More 

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Thank David B
Surrey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017

I have always lived close to the cemetery so try to use it as much as possible. You get a certain feeling when you visit. I would recommend if this is your first visit, bringing literature or read up on the place before you go, you will be surprised what you will learn (I won't give it away on here).... More 

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Thank linx_90
Woking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

Used to live near here. As funeral operative have been to the cemetery a number of times This cemetery history is fascinating and well worth a visit. Set in vast peaceful grounds on the edge of woking.

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Thank Susan T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Yeah I'm surprised this even had a trip advisor page! However my grandad is buried here:( so we come here occasionally to pay our respects, and while we're there we lie, to walk around and look at the gravestones and take it all in. It's nice and peaceful, it's also very nice to read the gravestones and actually take a... More 

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Thank Luca B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

Definitely worth a visit to this huge, interesting cemetery. All sorts of people from all sorts of communities and religions have been buried there, from Victorian times onwards. One needs a good few hours to explore it, and further visits. We found the staff very helpful and informative, both at the Commonwealth War Graves, and the Cemetery Office respectively. They... More 

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Thank Dorothy P
Woking, Surrey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

We had been meaning to visit Brookwood Cemetery for year - and, typically, being on the doorstep, never got around to it. But, just recently, the Woking Magazine published a round walk from Pirbright that took in the Cemetery and so, it being a beautiful sunny Sunday, it seemed to be the right time to visit. It also happened to... More 

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Thank CesmeTraveller
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Great work now going on to restore this historic site which had previously been neglected for too long. Would initially recommend a guided tour to start with this will certainly scratch the surface of the place. But a number of visits would really be needed to fully explore its many acres and hidden gems.

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