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National Memorial Arboretum

Croxall Road | Alrewas, Lichfield DE13 7AR, England
+44 1283 245100
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Unexpected great day out

We visited with our 4 year old daughter and took advantage of the WW1 backpack experience for her... read more

Reviewed today
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
via mobile
Moving Experience

This is a must for everyone and they will not be disappointed as it plays a great tribute to our... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Barnsley, 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, Lichfield DE13 7AR, England
+44 1283 245100
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Reviewed today via mobile

We visited with our 4 year old daughter and took advantage of the WW1 backpack experience for her for the day. It costs £2.50 (+£5 returnable deposit) for a backpack and Tommy style helmet and the back contained numerous of items such as a compass,...More

Thank schristey86
Reviewed yesterday

This is a must for everyone and they will not be disappointed as it plays a great tribute to our brave fallen. This is our second visit and we still found tributes that we missed on our first visit. The area is unbelievable for being...More

Thank ChrisMike2013
Reviewed yesterday

A very moving experience to see the 340+ memorials in such a peaceful setting. There are memorials to the whole range of military & civilian organisations that, together, have made this country what it is today. Each visitor will find, perhaps aided by the extremely...More

1  Thank SailorUK
Reviewed 2 days ago

AS, I am an ex air dispatcher R,A,S,C 1960 n/s who lost some fellow mate's in a air crash in 1961, I found this place where you can come and pay your respect's and leave you with ease that they are not forgotten .And that...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A beautiful place to visit.Laid out well and lots of interesting information boards and displays.Shed a fair few tears l must admit.Very friendly helpful staff.Good cafe and gift shop.Would visit again.

Thank annieharvey2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent quite a few hours here at the National Arboretum. What a beautiful and peaceful place set aside in loving memory to those brave souls who have died in service for us. Everything was immaculately clean and respectful. The staff were, without exception, very...More

Thank rascall
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I had wanted to visit this Memorial for quite some time and, being in the area for a weekend, we finally made it and so very, very pleased that we did. It is very well signposted so easy to find and, however...More

1  Thank BrianBBriighton
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took our 13 year old Granddaughter with us for a visit her first but not ours. As always we were impressed by new memorials & how well everything is looked after. Our Granddaughter was fascinated by it all she is very interested in history...More

Thank Annieknig
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spent a wonderful Sunday here a unique and moving place everyone should visit here but better to visit in good weather our weather was perfect and make sure you wear comfortable shoes

Thank bsmithbs617
Reviewed 4 days ago

We drove up from London to spend Sunday here, very glad we did. The venue was easy to find and I think well signposted. You pay three pound to park the car, but that is for all day. Entry is free but a donation is...More

Thank Tracy S
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tony t
29 July 2017|
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Response from memorialarboretum | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. A direct bus service operated by Midland Classic operates between Burton upon Trent and Lichfield, the service stops in the nearby village of Alrewas, approximately a 20-minute walk from the... More
Janette E
12 March 2017|
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Response from mitzi12016 | Reviewed this property |
Any time you go you will feel the atmosphere that is all round this wonderful place The car park can look busy but once inside the place is so big it does not seem crowded