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National Memorial Arboretum

Croxall Road | Alrewas, Lichfield DE13 7AR, England
+44 1283 245100
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Armed Forces Day

A very full day at the Arboretum. Starting with a short, moving service for armed forces day and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Madeline H
Superbly moving

We visited on Veterans Day the site is now massive but beautifully laid out. The staff were very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Blackpool, 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 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
+44 1283 245100
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Reviewed yesterday

A very full day at the Arboretum. Starting with a short, moving service for armed forces day and finishing seven and a half hours later when we had to leave as it was closing and still hadn't managed to see everything. So many memorials dedicated...More

Thank Madeline H
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited on Veterans Day the site is now massive but beautifully laid out. The staff were very helpful and knowledgeable.it would need a full day to see it all

Thank ChalkyStockport
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful visit. Went with my son, and we had a lovely day. Didn't realise how vast it was. Very clean and peaceful. Good cafes and shop. Will definitely be returning ☺️

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent a very full day at the Arboretum who put on an excellent and moving day. Many activities for children, bands, an excellent Craft Fair and a moving service.

Thank LichTraveller
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited with my husband who is ex raf and have a few moans first one it says free admission yet you feel bullied into making a payment with the way it is laid out and you can't just give a donation as they say...More

Thank Katie H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited here on national armed forces day,it was our first time.the new reception area leading out into the courtyard was very modern with a large resaurant attatched to it.wr walked the length and breadth of the park with many things of interest.the most poignant...More

Thank mick m
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is well worth a visit. So tranquil and yet thought provoking at the same time. The staff are very pleasant and helpful. Advise taking the train jouney first - this gives a commentry on the memorials as you drive by. Definitely worth more visits.

Thank JEO58_11
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited the NMA with my parents and found the experience to be very thought provoking. The volunteer staff being very knowledgeable and helpful. Taking a land train tour gave a over view of the site and subsequent walk made the experience very informative. The memorials...More

Thank A B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've wanted to visit since the memorial first opened and will be here again whenever in this area. A place of great beauty and serenity, with excellent visitor facilities, and an entirely fitting memorial to those who have given their lives in military service for...More

Thank 295horace
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely place this is opened in 2001 contains 300 memorials for military civilian organisations associations and tributes for individuals, its a vast place 150 acres of formal Delete repeated wordwildflower meadows and maturing woodland, I'm sure it would take more than a day...More

Thank larke
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Janette E
What is the best season to visit
12 March 2017|
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Response from mitzi12016 | Reviewed this property |
Any time you go you will feel the atmosphere that is all round this wonderful place The car park can look busy but once inside the place is so big it does not seem crowded
are there motor buggies for two people
16 January 2017|
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Response from vivienne1953613 | Reviewed this property |
Sure there was
Can we walk round with our dog
27 November 2016|
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Response from Tim F | Reviewed this property |
Yes and no here is the relevant information from the website. VISITING WITH DOGS Due to the nature of our site and for the comfort of all our visitors, only working assistance dogs are allowed within the memorial grounds... More