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National Memorial Arboretum

Croxall Road | Alrewas, Lichfield DE13 7AR, England
+44 1283 245100
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Brilliant day out, I can't praise this place and it's staff enough. From entering the reception to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
dawny12345
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
A place to think and understand the cost

A special atmosphere especially in the centre of the grounds along with the many, many different... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Herlaping
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Lichfield, 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
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Croxall Road | Alrewas, Lichfield DE13 7AR, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Brilliant day out, I can't praise this place and it's staff enough. From entering the reception to leaving everyone was brilliant in the service and advice we were given. All the memorials are well displayed and moving, especially The Shot at Dawn, that was very...More

1  Thank dawny12345
Reviewed 6 days ago

A special atmosphere especially in the centre of the grounds along with the many, many different groups of people who have sacrificed their lives over the years from different walks of life. Well worth a visit

1  Thank Herlaping
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live locally so visit occasionally. There is is usually a different exhibition in the main hall. We have seen this develop over the years and now many memorials to all who served in many conflicts and also memories for children including for those who...More

1  Thank jenlane777
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place to visit so peaceful yet extremely thought provoking. We go regularly for a walk around with the dog .

1  Thank Phil M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the afternoon with a 6 year old, even on a wet and windy January afternoon the place is beautiful. All the memorials are placed perfectly around the grounds, it’s a huge area but doesn’t feel like it as there’s so much to stop...More

2  Thank Christopher E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing place which is still being developed. Stunning memorials in landscaped gardens. Give yourself plenty of time to stroll around and soak up the atmosphere and information. Lots of knowledgeable volunteers around to give advice and short talks about different aspects of the...More

1  Thank Maureenjlongley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd long wanted to visit the Arboretum and while December isn't the best month to go at least it wasn't crowded! It was pleasing that poppy crosses/memorials could be purchased for a donation. Disappointingly we couldn't visit the Riverside and Beat Zones and half the...More

1  Thank LesleyScarborough
memorialarboretum, Head of Marketing at National Memorial Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your wonderful feedback, it’s great to hear that you plan to return. Following some very poor weather we were unfortunately affected by some localised flooding. We’re very sorry that this impacted your visit. If you would like to contact us directly with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weather was awful and some of the land was under water but that did not detract from this lovely peaceful place. It just makes me want to go back again! The site is lovingly tended and a wonderful memorial. There were people on hand...More

Thank alysonBromsgrove
memorialarboretum, Head of Marketing at National Memorial Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your very kind review, we’re very sorry to hear that your recent visit was affected by the poor weather. We hope that you are able to visit our site, which is constantly growing and developing, again and also have the opportunity to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been a number of times, mainly on Remembrance Sunday which is always emotional. However place is open for walks round all year, dogs allowed on perimeter. They have number of food and craft days and other events. Easy to get to, ample parking, nice gift...More

Thank Darren C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a very well maintained lovely peaceful place to pay respects to the people that allow us to do such things as review things in the internet.

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Nicole2701
1 September 2017|
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Response from memorialarboretum | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for your question. A daily Act of Remembrance, with 2 minutes Silence, is observed on a daily basis in the Millennium Chapel at 11am. A welcome talk follows the Act of Remembrance.
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tony t
29 July 2017|
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johnagrots
29 June 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
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