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National Memorial Arboretum

Croxall Road | Alrewas, Lichfield DE13 7AR, England
+44 1283 245100
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This was a really beautiful tranquil place to reflect and feel proud. Very well thought out... read more

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Madmum29
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Moira, United Kingdom
Been meaning to visit for ages...

And really pleased we finally got to go! It was very cold and a little bleak to be honest. The odd... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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 stories and symbolism behind them. Entry is free. To help you make the most of your visit; guided walks, tours and trails, learning activities, exhibitions, a restaurant and a gift shop are also available.
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Croxall Road | Alrewas, Lichfield DE13 7AR, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a really beautiful tranquil place to reflect and feel proud. Very well thought out. Wheelchair access is ideal. Scooter hire would be a great bonus. As this is a large place.

Thank Madmum29
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

And really pleased we finally got to go! It was very cold and a little bleak to be honest. The odd crocus was beginning to show but otherwise it was still shrouded in the depth of winter. That said, the Arboretum was a great experience....More

Thank Anita D
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The children love this place. It's great to be able to learn so much and pay respect to those who deserve it. A great child friendly place with lots to do in the holidays..

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I live about 4 miles away from this and had never visited. One day my sister and I wanted to take our elderly parents out for the day somewhere local due to time commitments and decided to visit here as none of us had ever...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It’s really nice to come and look around here. After a bit of a walk the children got tired so we took one of the golf carts back to the cafe. Really enjoyed it

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely place. Started with a coffee in the coffee bar. Then off for a good walk round. The armed forces memorial is quite moving. Some of the paths were a bit muddy and had large puddles on them. Only complaint if you walk to the...More

Thank CleanNoodle
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fabulous place to visit, it's so vast that I will need to revisit. Set in lovely grounds with unique monuments remembering people and animals who have served their lives to make what we have today happen. Lovely restaurant inside with a great selection...More

Thank Banarnie
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made an impromptu visit so had no idea what to expect. However, the calibre of the staff, the beautiful visitors centre and the stunning memorials left me feeling overwhelmed. Of special note was the Armed Forces Memorial which has to be seen to be...More

Thank Melanie H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended the Paws For Thought event here. Off we went with a 6 month old baby and our dog . The place is just so beautiful words cannot describe. The staff are all lovely and keen to explain and answer any questions . There...More

Thank Jonpip
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit here makes you really appreciate the sacrifices of others so we can live as we do today. We arrived at 09:30 and left at 15:00. It is a full day if you want to appreciate the arboretum. Make sure you attend the chapel...More

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Jannice W
11 February 2018|
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Response from memorialarboretum | Property representative |
Hello, thanks for your question. The Arboretum is very child friendly and there is lots for children to see and do as you explore the site, including, two children’s play areas. Our restaurant serves children’s snacks... More
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Nicole2701
1 September 2017|
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Response from memorialarboretum | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for your question. A daily Act of Remembrance, with 2 minutes Silence, is observed on a daily basis in the Millennium Chapel at 11am. A welcome talk follows the Act of Remembrance.
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tony t
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