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Woodland Walk with history

This is a good place to stop at if driving as a break or picknic before returning to the channel... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
s b
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Went here as part of a Leger battlefield tour. It's worth seeing even though it's a bit of a walk... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2015
Pompeyjones
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

This is a good place to stop at if driving as a break or picknic before returning to the channel tunnel It is a lovely woodland walk with the bonus for those that are interested in ww2 history as there are several buildings hidden within...More

Thank s b
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The main thing i want to put here is dont look at the spot that is shown with this google map on this page. It is wrong it is on the D138 road between bosch straete and D106. I wasted a lot of time following...More

2  Thank Robin M
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I hope there are efforts to preserve this site as it's an important part of history. V1 rockets targeted London from here, causing destruction and loss of life in WW2. Another older review has directions. The Google map address is wrong and approx 2 miles...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

There are a number of still standing buildings from the war, but the area is very overgrown with sharp thorny bushes. Throughout the site, there are directional signs but it is not well signed and you can easily miss buildings. It appears that it is...More

Thank Sprink50
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Went here as part of a Leger battlefield tour. It's worth seeing even though it's a bit of a walk around if you follow the trail. Still a few buildings reman and there are information boards to tell you about the purpose of each building....More

Thank Pompeyjones
Reviewed 24 July 2015

This V1 site is actually very easy to miss, as it is a free attraction and (as far as I could see) not signposted from anywhere. A remarkable collection of buildings on an easy 2.5km path with good signage. The path is a little confusing,...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Great walk in the woods exploring the site, which was well labelled and easy to follow and access. Fascinating place, very peaceful despite the history. Bomb craters every where. I visited here because my great Uncles Lancaster targeted it in 1944. Highlight for me was...More

2  Thank 2bobbits
Reviewed 20 November 2014

One of the best if not the best preserved V1 site in Northern France, situated 18 km East of the more famous and vast Coupole site and museum. Don’t expect a museum, clean buildings or a guided tour. This is a historic V1 site hidden...More

15  Thank Leo_0031
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