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Was out visiting the local battlefield and after about an hour of walking around on a warm day we were all getting thirsty. We saw the cafe nearby and decided to give it a go.
They had plenty of tables, but we were lucky as...More
we were on a tour when we visited here so didn't have to explore the facts on our own- the site was good- interesting view of terrain and areas of underground explosive tactics used by allies. good walking trail
August 30, 2018 - This mound of ground changed hands several times during World War I (the Great War) and remains relatively undisturbed . Hill 60 suffered an extremely turbulent history throughout the war. Heavily shelled and mined by both sides, the ground forming Hill...More
It is quite some time since I last visited this iconic site. The duckboards that have been installed lead you around what was a killing field as the stupid commanders on both sides of the WW1 conflict sacrificed more and more young lives. The marking...More
We made our own tour of the battlefields and cementries. The visit to Hill 60 was towards the end of our day. Quite amazing that this has been left untouched from the end of the First World War with the original craters and hills still...More
Hill 60 and the Catapillar crater are well worth seeing. Do not miss the amazing picture taken during the fighting and displayed on a story board (with an explination of contents of the picture) next to the railway. It certaily shows the closeness of the...More
The German Army occupied Hill 60 and developed a strong defensive system of bunkers and trenches. Parts of the trenches can still be seen today, however the most prominent feature is the concrete bunker which would have housed machine gunners. The bunker is well designed...More
Response from penninesteve | Reviewed this property |
hill 60 is open all the time it is free to enter & the car coach parking area is now fully open( after a new bridge has been installed)you dont book in ,just turn up, i was there 2 weeks ago & it was welly boots required,