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Lunch nearby at Estaminet de L’Hermitage!

A good local restaurant when you are doing the Wilfred Owen Experience. We went the on the... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
440BrianC440
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Honfleur, France
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Wilfred Owen

Visited Ors today and walked the 6-7km Wilfred Owen Remembrance trail. Unfortunately the Forester's... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
annebU91QN
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South Africa
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

A good local restaurant when you are doing the Wilfred Owen Experience. We went the on the Centenary Day, having been on the canal at dawn, visited the cemeteries and an ecumenical service with goods walks in between. We were certainly ready for lunch! A...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 440BrianC440
Reviewed 27 October 2018

The people responsible for creating this masterpiece should be very proud of themselves. It is a beautiful memorial to Wilfred Owen, his poems and to all those who lost their lives and made sacrifices for us during the Great War.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Steve Q
Reviewed 12 October 2018

This house was re-envisioned since my previous visit before 2011 . Somebody with artistic genius took an ordinary house and turned it into something very special. The entrance spiral engraved with his last letter to his mother is heart wrenching . The inside is haunting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chris h
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Visited Ors today and walked the 6-7km Wilfred Owen Remembrance trail. Unfortunately the Forester's House was not open (no reason given!), but the walk was well worth it. The Ors British Cemetery was very moving and is located very close to where Wilfred Owen was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank annebU91QN
Reviewed 28 September 2017

With a 14:00 opening we were able to grab a quick lunch at the pub across the road. Good choice and good service. Lady from lock Tourist Office arrived on time at 14:00. Discussed our plans and gave us a couple of guides. We opted...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Methilkid
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The house is where Owen time with comrades in a dingy small basement of the house. The rest of the house has been gutted all floors removed the walls are covered in glass panels with excerpts from some of Owens greatest poems. Projectors and loud...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Helpsmember
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I was very much looking forward to visiting this place, made a 60 mile (one way) detour to find a notice on the gate stating it was closed from the 15th - 26th April. Publicity on the website would have been helpful! You would have...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Dawl
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Although initial impressions externally is a bit startling ( an enormous white building) I found the basement where Wilfred spent his last night very moving ( my wIfe was in tears) You can then follow a path through the woods to the canal bank where...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Martin R
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I agree with the last reviewer anyone who marks this experience 1 out of 5 simply has no soul. I also agree that the exterior needs a refurb but the concept is faultless. Simple effective beautiful but above all else fitting. Our guide could not...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

It is interesting to note that the person who gave this place one star and regretted the expense of making the journey there (entry is free so the only expense is the journey to it) lives locally. We drove 200 miles to Dover, crossed the...More

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank candirisk
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