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Cannock Chase German War Cemetery

Cannock WS12 4PT, England
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Peaceful

It was easily found even with the satnav misleading us. It covered a large area and we were amazed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heather M
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Coleraine, United Kingdom
Interesting visit

Despite being a Service veteran, I have never visited a War Cemetery before. The scale is amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michael C
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Stafford
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Cannock WS12 4PT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was easily found even with the satnav misleading us. It covered a large area and we were amazed at the number of graves with two names on the front and two on the back. It was well kept and if you arrive as we...More

Thank Heather M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite being a Service veteran, I have never visited a War Cemetery before. The scale is amazing, both of space and of the peaceful atmosphere. We were given a Talk by a Guide from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, who enlightened us with facts, about...More

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had never been before, the scale of all the headstone is overwhelming, setting beautiful and perfect have been again since

Thank Kelly T
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

We hated them, went to war against them, killed them, but now look after the dead with the utmost respect. A very humbling and thought provoking place in beautiful peaceful surroundings on Cannock Chase. The whole cemetery is immaculate and the graves are very well...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Park your car at the first Commonwealth cemetery. That alone is fascinating, with its rows of white stones. You could be in Flanders. But walk down the country path leading away from it and you'll stumble onto something totally unexpected. A German war cemetery. The...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Set amongst the pine trees and expanse of Cannock chase an opportunity to visit a place that makes you think of difficult times in the past. Beautifully kept as a reminder of what the consequences are of WAR.

Thank Soulman450
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

When you arrive at the War Grave Cemetery your first impression is of its beautiful and peaceful setting which is far from the scenes experienced by those poor men who lie here. Some are from as far away as Australia and New Zealand and it...More

Thank kevinsimm
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Lovely peaceful place to visit with beautiful surroundings always kept nice and tidy. Have visited many times safe parking ideal to have a picnic and have a walk around the chase and wel worth a visit anytime of the year nice to remember those who...More

Thank Karen G
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

The cemetery is well looked after and cared for but is mainly as a memory to German soldiers who died fighting for there country

Thank sidney h
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

So well worth a visit! We couldn't stay too long but really enjoyed the train ride looking at all the memorials. It is a beautiful and thought provoking place. The cafe is excellent, though busy, and we ate outside as it was summer. The shop...More

Thank Jennywren053
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