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Mohnesee Dam

Mohnesee, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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A must for history buffs.

The dam is famous for the Dambusters raid in WW2. One can only marvel at the courage of the airmen... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
John W
Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Absolutely loved visiting the Mohnsee Dam for it's place in history. Lovely area and imposing... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Mohnesee, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

The dam is famous for the Dambusters raid in WW2. One can only marvel at the courage of the airmen who carried out the raid. The information board at the dam didn't seem very friendly to English readers but that may be understandable given the...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Absolutely loved visiting the Mohnsee Dam for it's place in history. Lovely area and imposing structure. Well worth seeing. I travelled from Dortmund to Soest by train then took a bus R49 from Soest to Delecke. From Delecke its about half an hour walk. Make...More

2  Thank teebee1984
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Visited in Autumn and was absolutely blown away by the beauty of this area. We only stayed for an hour but regretted not planning further ahead and picnicking here - we will probably return with picnics next year. We found it very easy to find...More

2  Thank emilykate12345
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Steeped in history, lovely quiet and peaceful area. Interesting to consider the difficulties faced by 617 squadron in 1943. Lovely walks and views. Ample inexpensive parking. Modest cafe and souvenir shop which didn't seem to be open for long but this was October, so out...More

Thank B0bd30
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Arrived here on a Friday afternoon, having ridden from Frankfurt - the only day in a week of rain where we remain dry most of the day. Parked the bikes by the cafe, had lunch and then walk over the dam. This is a very...More

1  Thank 67ajs
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Called hear to exercise self's/ dogs on a leisurely trip back from Czech....lovely day and lovely place, beautiful scenery and walks, thoroughly recommended! Had no deliberate intent, just saw brown sign on motorway when looking for a suitable rest place for 2-3 hours - hit...More

Thank bows_bridge
Reviewed 20 June 2016

nice place to visit nice scenery freash breeze green and quite can do more intresting activities around!

Thank Marlon E
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Last visit was in 1964 when you could see the area which had been repaired. That's weathered now and the other difference is that we had to pay for the car park. A great ares for walking or cycling and marvellous views. Amazing to stand...More

Thank barneytiffy
Reviewed 27 May 2016

No matter the time of year the Möhnesee Damm is always worth a visit. You can enjoy wonderful walks in the area and there are many places to eat nearby. There's also a one hour boat tour which is quite enjoyable

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Very interesting place. Quite a site and great views of the lake and the trees. I would like to return in better weather as it was raining when I was there and it was rather cold. Still a nice experience. I imagine it is quite...More

Thank Tonylikestravel
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Response from Michelle S | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend that you fly to Dortmund as it is rather close to the area. Living about 10 mins from Arnsberg airfield I am pretty sure they still do scenic flights. We booked one years ago and it was great. kind regards... More