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The town of Bayeux, in Normandy, lies 30 kilometres north-west of Caen. Bayeux War Cemetery is situated in the south-western outskirts of the town on the by-pass (D5), which is named Boulevard Fabian Ware. On the opposite side of the road stands the...more
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9 boulevard Fabian Ware | in front of the Museum of the Battle of Normandy, 14400, Bayeux, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beautiful setting and again awesome to think of so many young men and women going to their death over tryannism

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Explorer550338
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This small cemetery holds the graves of British and German soldiers who fell near Bayeux. It is very moving and personal because many headstones reflected not only the name, age, rank, unit served, but personal references provided by the families of the fallen. Inscriptions were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Solemn yet beautiful. Visited over Remembrance weekend, graves were well kept and atmosphere was sad.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Z5430EWemmaw
Reviewed 10 November 2018

An interesting contrast with the American cemetery in Normandy as headstones often included quotes from family members which brought out another level of emotion. Occasional photos and gardens accompanied some of the headstones. And it was interesting to see at least one set of conjoined...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jcjhiker
Reviewed 1 November 2018

This is just not a cemetery for British fallen but for soldiers of many nations, including German, who gave their lives during the struggle for Normandy. Going through the gravestones shows what a terrible cost war can be. Sobering when you see 8 - 10...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chefvogts
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

A visit to the war cemetary just puts into perspective the sheer scale and horror of these conflicts. We should never forget what the brave generations who went before sacrificed for us. If you've never visited, consider it now.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

I would encourage you to visit the British War Cemetery in Bayeaux, a short walk from the nearby 'Museum of the Battle of Normandy'. It is a sobering reminder of the sacrifices that so many made to liberate Europe from Nazi Germany. This small cemetery...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Doron N
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Walked to the British War Cemetery in Bayeux and was very moved by this beautiful Memorial to the lost of UK.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Seaside406228
Reviewed 22 October 2018

I would encourage people to visit the British War Cemetery in Bayeaux. It is a sobering reminder of the sacrifices that so many made to liberate Europe from Nazi Germany. Of interest is that the British markers contain messages from loved ones, reminding us that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This cemetery for the British soldiers killed during the invasion of Normandy is less well known than the American cemetery but should be seen first for two reasons. First, as large as it is, it helps to put the American cemetery in perspective. Second, the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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jeanheaver
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Response from CorinthianExeter | Reviewed this property |
Don't know if this is a bit late, but we stayed in the Premier Classe in Bayeux, about €42 a night for a room (didn't bother with breakfast but I've heard it's good). It's clean and comfortable and about 10 minutes walk from... More
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I am sorry I do not know. But would assume no due to the nature of the site.
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all british graves war in france and belgium both first and second war are free and a real must see
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