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Great Walk Over the Downs To See Some Local History

Interesting spot where the British Indian Hindus were cremated when they died as a result of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Matthew P
Absolutely Gorgeous .....

We visit this place once a year around June time for the celebration of the Remembrance Day... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
patel536
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Interesting spot where the British Indian Hindus were cremated when they died as a result of injuries sustained during WWII. The place is in a really lovely spot with great all round views and the 30 minute or so walk is easy going and suitable...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit this place once a year around June time for the celebration of the Remembrance Day organised by the Indian High Commission. So much of history on our door step. It is a " Must " visit place

Thank patel536
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Great little war memorial dedicated to Indians who fought for England in the first world war-on the South Downs it is about a 30-45 minute walk but is well worth it for the tranquility and spoectacular countryside views.

Thank Jmjmr316
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Often seen the Chattri from a distance and talked about taking a walk in the summer to see it. Finally got the chance and picked a perfect summer's day. It's a long but fairly pleasant walk ( we took the longest route to avoid walking...More

Thank Tammi B
Reviewed 5 April 2018

A must for history buffs. This beautiful place is where the Indian soldiers who served in the first world war were cremated if they failed to survive after being cared for in the Pavillions war time hospital. The site looks towards the sea and maybe...More

Thank G F
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Standing on the South Downs this White Monument is worth the lovely walk over the downs to reach it.

Thank Jacqui C
Reviewed 20 February 2018

It is a really nice walk to arrive at this attraction. The Chattri is quite beautiful and worth seeing.

Thank pauline r
Reviewed 27 January 2018

I attended the memorial service in June, which was very moving. The setting on The Downs is stupendous

Thank dvdgurr04
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Forget golf. Just walk here. We parked next to the food wagon just off the A27 and strolled the meadows past cows and sheep until we reached this unique place. There were small groups of people coming and going all the time. It's just far...More

Thank rwgray
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Walked here with the dog. great views. Overturned flints can be sharp and unfortunately resulted in our dog cutting his paw open and an expensive vets bill!

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