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National Memorial Arboretum

Croxall Road, Alrewas DE13 7AR, England
+44 1283 245100
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Thought provoking

We visited here on the way back from another trip. A very thought provoking place. Despite being... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bubblylinda
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Fantastic tribute

We visited the National Memorial Arboretum on a Saturday morning, it costs £3 for parking all day... read more

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ldgp14
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Walsall, 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 DE13 7AR, England
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"thought provoking"
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"moving place"
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"guide book"
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"peaceful place"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited here on the way back from another trip. A very thought provoking place. Despite being busy it was a very tranquil place. You can take a land train round or hire a buggy and there is also a dog walk route. We intend...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the National Memorial Arboretum on a Saturday morning, it costs £3 for parking all day and is free to get in but a donation is welcomed. The memorials are fantastic and there are so many to see, having visited so many WW1 &...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Well what I can say about this place - it is absolutely awesome! The sculptures were so detailed and life-like, it was unbelievable, the memorials were so interesting to see and to read the facts that are on display. We took a trip on the...More

Thank Chris G
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The main event is fantastic. Lots to see and it's all wonderful. However, we visited with a dog. First problem was no maps of dog friendly areas available. We were told rather rudely by a young lady in a golf buggy that they go through...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

For £3 parking you could spend more than a day here. We caught a little train that shows you 70% of the grounds. It was very moving and we had a lovely day. I have recommended it to everyone I speak to about it. We...More

Thank Diane H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was the first time that we have been here and it is such a humbling feeling seeing all the memorial to our brave forces who fought for us and lost their lives when we went in the chapel at the beginning of our day...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visit every year and have enjoyed every visit yesterday I started with a visit to my favourite memorial Shot at Dawn it is so emotive and striking spent a while there on my own and returned at 1.30 for the talk. There are always...More

Thank 70ish
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We’ve just got back from a really great day at the national memorial. After a coffee in the cafe we had booked the land train(you don’t have to book but I would again. A really good way to see around this vast space and to...More

Thank Nigel B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the Memorial with our two young children and although it was a busy day in the summer holidays there was still a peaceful atmosphere. We took the land train around the perimeter and the audio narrative was very informative. The children enjoyed the...More

Thank Michelle M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had an excellent day out at the National Arboretum. It was a peaceful place to visit and we thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank Pat J J
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Barry F
25 July 2018|
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Response from memorialarboretum | Property representative |
Hi Barry, Thanks for your question, we don't allow people to cycle around the Arboretum grounds. We have a number of cycle racks at the entrance of our building where you can securely store your bike if you choose to visit.
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RLB17
21 July 2018|
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Hi, We endeavour to cater for the needs of all our visitors and try and accommodate all access requirements where possible. Our access statement, which can be downloaded from our website details, all provisions which are... More
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Andrew M
17 June 2018|
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Response from memorialarboretum | Property representative |
Hi Andrew, We don't have lockers where people can store bags onsite.
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