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Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial

Beaumont-Hamel | Rue de l'Église, 80300 Beaumont-Hamel, France
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Beaumont-Hamel | Rue de l'Église, 80300 Beaumont-Hamel, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this after getting lost on my way to the ulster tower. This has to one of the best preserved sites I have visited on my trip. Very well cared for and the two girls who were working as guides etc were absolutely brilliant....More

Thank fergus m
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have wanted to visit this place for a long time. I was deeply gratified to finally be able to explore the grounds here. Simply astonishing!

Thank John16752024
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sight of the trenches, how close they were to each other and the loss of life here make one want to cry. the long walk around the full site is a must. Take one of the tours if you can. The young Canadians are...More

Thank SmilerP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Imagine 800 Newfoundlanders charging against strategically positioned GERMAN machine guns and being caught in a crossfire that in less than an hour leaves only 60 of them standing. This is sacred ground for Canada and its citizens and the little wood, luscious valley where so...More

Thank Nolinice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guide Olivia, a native Newfoundlander, gave us a great tour. Ryan was a very good host. We learned so much about that event during our short visit. It is good to remember those that gave their lives for people they didn't even know!...More

Thank Gerry R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been here before, this time we came with more time to explore and walk out to the other graveyards. It is so much more than a memorial, to do it justice, you need to spend all day here. Enthusiastic Canadian students greet you and...More

Thank LadyFranklyn
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Last visited this memorial in March 2017. Superbly maintained. This place stands as a reminder of the sacrifice of a forgotten or, at least, a little known unit i.e. The Newfoundland Regiment.

Thank Malcolm P
Reviewed 3 June 2017

To hear the story of the Newfoundland Regiment and see the danger tree while realising the youngest was just 14 years old was a very moving experience. With the German defences so well established it really was a case of "Lions led by Donkeys." Our...More

Thank Pete_HWare_UK
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We were moved by our tour of Beaumont Hamel. We did not realize how tragic this battle was. Our Guide Colin was amazing. He explained the battle step by step and showed us the locations were everything happened. I am very impressed by the program...More

1  Thank MarkAlles
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Such an interesting visit, thanks to Olivia who told us all about the enormous sacrifice made by Newfoundlanders in the Great War.

Thank Susie_PB
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6 June 2017|
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Response from tony c | Reviewed this property |
I can recommend Arras Battlefield Tours +44 771 042 0933. Jon Nichols is an expert on the Battlefields - An ex London Police officer - His Book "Cheerful Sacrifice" is an important book on the Battle of Arras - Or of... More
3 January 2017|
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Response from jim_bayfield | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any dogs or signs. There is a large car park right outside the entrance and the small visitor centre right opposite who would advise. The paths are paved so would think OK but not 100% sure. Try e mailing them... More
18 November 2015|
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Response from 41Brian72 | Reviewed this property |
You will need several days if you want to do a complete job of visiting WW1 battlefields and memorials. I was fortunate to be able to find a 4 day tour that began and ended in Paris and included an extended visit to Beaumont... More