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Stop if you are visiting Nambiti

Situated at the northern entrance to the game park this small cemetery on the site of one of the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Hadlow, United Kingdom
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Worth stopping

We passed this on the way into Nambiti, and decided to stop on the way out. Pleasantly surprised... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
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6 days ago
“Stop if you are visiting Nambiti”
27 Dec 2017
“Worth stopping”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
| GPS Co-ords: -28.4244, 29.98259, Ladysmith, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Situated at the northern entrance to the game park this small cemetery on the site of one of the earliest encounters of the Boer war is another telling reminder of the loss of life in a far off forgotten corner of the world. In our...More

Thank HTTcyclist
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We passed this on the way into Nambiti, and decided to stop on the way out. Pleasantly surprised to see how well kept the Memorial is. Very simple and natural setting - made me wonder what all those young men from all over Britain must...More

Thank 03Brenda03
Reviewed 24 July 2017

well preserved historical site. natural setting is intact. easy to visualise the actual battle.well maintained.

Thank Ayub K
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

If you are doing a tour of the Battlefields of Natal South Africa then Elandslaagte is a must. Yet another example of the stupidity of the British command at the beginning of the Anglo Boer War.

Thank IanEWilson
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This memorial is situated close to one of the entrance gates to Nambithi and is worth a stop. It is kept very clean and gives details some of the soldiers who were killed during this particular battle.

1  Thank SharksSupporter1
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Elandslaagte was one of the most vicious of the Anglo/Boer War battles and the memorial is a fitting reminder of this. Situated on the boundary of Nambiti Game Reserve the site, although not very well maintained, is a must for anyone who is interested in...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Anglo Boer War. A remberance about the terrible way the British killed the Boers with lances as they were trying to escape from them. They suffered a horrible death and the English joked about it sfterwards and said the have been pig sticking the Boers.

Thank 482guestg
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Visited On way into Nambiti reserve, at the memorial gate worth a 10 minute visit but not if way out of your way

Thank travellover988
Reviewed 4 March 2016

The battlefield at Elandslaagte is somewhat difficult to get to, as part of it is enclosed by the Nambiti game reserve. When you travel on the N11 from Newcastle to Ladysmith, you will come to th Elandslaagte turnoff onvyour left. It is approximately 20 km...More

1  Thank johannhamman
Reviewed 23 September 2015

This battlefield memorial can be a quick stop if you are in the area. It is right outside the Memorial Gate entrance to Nambiti Game Reserve. There are two monuments, one on either side of the road: the Dutch Corps Monument on one side and...More

1  Thank rperkinsphotography
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