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Paying respect

Staying for work just round the corner and found this Great to see and stop Just stop for a minute... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Stuart G
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Dessert Rats Museum

Nice to see someone has taken the time, to provide a museum to the Rats. Also someone mans the... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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2 Oct 2018
“Paying respect ”
16 Sep 2018
“Dessert Rats Museum”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Swaffham Road | High Ash Camp, Mundford, Thetford IP26 5HR, England
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Staying for work just round the corner and found this Great to see and stop Just stop for a minute and say thanks Its worth it Great walk and points to see

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stuart G
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Nice to see someone has taken the time, to provide a museum to the Rats. Also someone mans the station daily, to keep it open. A small donation is all that is asked for, to view the collection. You can spend as long as you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 21 May 2018

The Desert Rat trail is set amidst Thetford Forest and runs for 2km through the woods with descriptive signs along the route. Look out for the tank at the entrance- you can't miss it.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alan P
Reviewed 14 May 2018

It’s a large tank on the side of the road, but what it means is so much more. Take time to read the information provided and remember the sacrifice. And if you stand really quite you will see some dear little blue tit parents who...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Hollydaze3
Reviewed 20 October 2017

it's a lovely place to take your children or grandchildren for a walk and run around, 2 nice museums are now built and will soon be open to the public,

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Tina S
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

A short Forrest stroll with info boards showing you the layout of the camp. There's work going on here looks like there making a museum. Worth a look

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 123PaulR
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Dad was a desert Rat, so hearing about the memorial meant we had to visit. What a unique memorial to brave men.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mike R
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Interesting and informative place to visit, lots of parking, great walks and dog friendly and also a caravan site close by.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank TheBookWarren
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Learn the local history of the Rats and enjoy a walk around their training camp, in Thetford Forest.

Date of experience: September 2016
Reviewed 22 April 2016

There is an old mounted tank providing the main focal point for remembrance. The 2 or so kilometre walk around the old camp and neighbouring forest is very pleasant but there is not a lot to see. The interpretive boards provide information that was helpful.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank KamNgapLan
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