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National Memorial Arboretum

Croxall Road | Alrewas, Lichfield DE13 7AR, England
+44 1283 245100
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Dedication of Devon and Dorset Regiment Memorial

The memorial was dedicated on 17 September in a splendid ceremony. There were over 450 attendees... read more

Reviewed yesterday
James B
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Brilliant Day

Finally got to visit, and certainly wasn't disappointed, this is a very fitting memorial 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 yesterday via mobile

The memorial was dedicated on 17 September in a splendid ceremony. There were over 450 attendees and many friends that I served with were there so we had a lively reunion.

Thank James B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Finally got to visit, and certainly wasn't disappointed, this is a very fitting memorial to our armed services and various civilian organisations, being ex military I found the colle tion of memorials and exhibitions fascinating, the on site facilities are excellent, and surprisingly not expensive,...More

Thank ERIC B
Reviewed 2 days ago

What an incredible place. I strongly disagree with most of the bad reviews of the National Memorial Arboretum. Having served myself, as has my Husband, I have wanted to visit for a long while. We are both very pleased we did. We showed up on...More

Thank Jensadventure
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth a visit when passing - accessible from many roads. Not signed well from A38. £3 parking all day, free entry. A special dog walking route takes you past many of the memorials, but then put dog in car to look at some more....More

Thank Toddington_Tom
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited yesterday. There is so much to see, we only saw about half of it, if that. Free parking and entrance, although they rely on donations to keep it free. We chose to do the land train tour, which is definitely advisable if you want...More

Thank Rpcooper
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Representing my Father who took part in the Berlin Airlift at the rededication of the memorial at the NMA. Car park is way too small for the facility so had to use the overflow car park just down the road. Hopefully a larger car park...More

Thank Panaboy56
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So parking is £3 and the museum it's self is free to get in. Every day at 11 they hold a service of some form or so I was told when I visited. We went on a Sunday and got to see a beautiful service...More

Thank Nicole2701
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Almost a full day spent in awe visiting a lot of the memorials. Difficult to see each one in one visit but that's a good excuse to go back. It all certainly makes you think about the horrors of conflict It's all very well thought...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Such a serene and moving place to visit, the staff were all very helpful and knowledgeable and nothing was too much trouble. This place was on my friend's "bucket list" and I am so glad to have visited as well. The grounds and monuments were...More

Thank Mrs Anne F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent visit.. beautiful tranquil memorial grounds to walk or get land train to commemorate each and everyone serving in every country Beautiful place

Thank Kay6969
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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.
tony t
28 July 2017|
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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