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Ford Park Cemetery

Ford Park Road, Plymouth PL4 6NT, England
+44 1752 665442
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Beautiful place

I have visited the cemetery a couple of years ago and revisited it yesterday. I am one of those... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Gareth J
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Devon, United Kingdom
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Rewarding Fact Finding Mission

Having discovered during my family history research that my Great-Grandfather is buried here my... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Michael F
,
Princetown, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Ford Park Road, Plymouth PL4 6NT, England
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+44 1752 665442

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

I have visited the cemetery a couple of years ago and revisited it yesterday. I am one of those people who enjoys visiting Victorian era cemeteries. Forde Park is an outstanding Victorian age cemetery. Places of this era and type were designed to be walked...More

1  Thank Gareth J
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Having discovered during my family history research that my Great-Grandfather is buried here my brother and I called into the Visitor Centre. The volunteers are extremely helpful and provided.loads of information about my ancestors. Because my great-grandfather was serving in the Navy when he died...More

1  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Well of course it would be peaceful! It's good in all weathers if you want to just spend some time on your own. Good place to think. Great for spotting various birds all year round and ideal for butterflies, squirrels, rabbits and the occasional fox...More

2  Thank Nick0506
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I often walk through here. I am surprised by the recent review that suggests that the cemetery is closed at weekends. I have never known this. I believe that it is open daily from 9am until 4 pm in winter and until 6pm in the...More

Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

After traveling over 300 miles to visit friends in Plymouth we decided to pay a visit to Ford Park Cemetry.we were gob smacked and utterly dissapointed to find it was CLOSED how stupid is this at weekends when people are not at work and want...More

3  Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 26 January 2016

This is a great place to visit. The cemetery has such interesting stories to tell and is packed with Victorian history, from the amazing monuments to the scary stories of some of the people buried there. Wildlife abounds with some rare creatures visiting or making...More

2  Thank heatherogburn
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

When I lost my Mum last year, we didn't know which cemetery would be best until someone told us about Ford park.... my family & I are so glad we picked here as it's just right. My Mum was an argyle fan so she is...More

3  Thank MrsL86
Reviewed 30 May 2015

I walk my dog here daily, staff are friendly and chat each time they see you. The cemetery run regular events we recently went to a murder and mystery walk which was fab and no charge just a donation if you wished. Lovely place to...More

5  Thank Caroline R
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Early Victorian cemetery. Large varied expanse of trees pathways and burial areas across gentle slope as well as flatter parts. Very well kept given the state it was in twenty years ago and that it is run by a charitable trust who have brought it...More

6  Thank HillyCirencester
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Not for half a century I hope, but having walked through here over the decades I find it one of the most delightful mystical places in the city. The restoration and other works carried out here over the last few years deserve great appreciation.

9  Thank antipostprandial
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